Born in Erie, PA on Jan. 15, 1907. Holmquist moved to California in 1920. Following graduation from Alhambra High School, he studied at the Chouinard Art School. He then was a graphic artist for 38 years at John D. Roche Company. He died in Alhambra on April 27, 1987.
Exh: LA Co. Fair, c.1929; Calif. Watercolor Society, 1930-32.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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