W Stanton Forbes
(1912 - 1989)
W. Stanton Forbes was active/lived in Georgia, Massachusetts. W Forbes is known for realistic and abstract painting, printmaker, sculpture, crafts.
Biography W. Stanton Forbes
W. Stanton Forbes was born in Athens, Georgia. As a child, he
studied art with his aunt, the artist Lucy May Stanton. He
graduated from the University of Georgia in 1932 with a BA in English
and received a Master's degree in English from Vanderbilt University
under the poet John Crowe Ransom.
Having saved money all of his life, Forbes went to Italy in 1938 to
study fresco under Giovanni Colacicchi. From 1942-45 Forbes
served with the U. S. Army, 602nd Engineers, Camouflage Battalion,
developing several new camouflage techniques for use by the Armed
Forbes studied History of Art and Applied Arts at Mexico City College
from 1950-1953 under Justino Fernandez, Lola and German Cueto, and
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