(1922 - 1992)
Robert Brooks was active/lived in Massachusetts. Robert Brooks is known for Illustration, harbor scene & landscape painting, murals, prints.
Biography Robert Brooks
Robert Brooks (1922-1992)
Born at Fall River Mass. in 1922, he embarked on his art career by winning modeling clay as a reward for good attendance at primary school. He became known for embellishing the margins of his school books with sketches of his friends and maybe teachers. He operated his own sign making business as a teenager, which supplied little money but lots of experience. Brooks also entered every poster and drawing competition in sight. Saturday morning classes at the Swain School of Design provided him with sound instructions in the principles of art, and as a high school senior in 1941, Brooks was awarded a scholarship to Boston's Vesper George School of art in a annual state-wide competition.&
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