Warrington W. Colescott is active/lives in Wisconsin, California. Warrington Colescott is known for droll genre, graphics, illustrator.
Biography Warrington Colescott
Warrington Colescott was born in Oakland, California in 1921. His
parents, Warrington, Sr. and Lydia Colescott, moved to Oakland from
Louisiana in 1920. Earning his B.A. and M.A. from the University
of California at Berkeley, he continued with studies at the Grande
Chaumiere, Paris, and the Slade School of Art, London.
He received prestigious fellowships with a Guggenheim in 1959, followed
by a Fulbright in 1966, and National Endowments for the Art Artists
Fellowships in 1976, 1979, and 1983. Colescott was a Professor of Art
at the University of Wisconsin at Madison between 1949 and 1978 and was
named Professor Emeritus in 1986.
His early graphics were abstractions created in the medium of
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