(1889 - 1965)
Ross Santee was active/lived in Arizona, Delaware, Iowa. Ross Santee is known for book illustrator, graphic artist and writer.
Biography Ross Santee
Born in Thornburg, Iowa, Ross Santee lived between the East Coast and
Arizona and did much illustration and writing of books and for
publications including Arizona Highways. He retired to Arizona, becoming a student of Tucson artist Ted De Grazia.
studied cartooning for four years at the Art Institute of Chicago, and
moved to New York City where in the 1920s, he wrote and illustrated for
magazines such as Collier's, Red Book, and Country Home.
However, he did not feel particularly successful in New York City as a
commercial artist, and in 1915, visited his mother in Globe, Arizona,
and took a job as a ranch hand.
His sketches of ranch life were accepted by editors of The St.
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