Born in Springfield, MO on June 17, 1903. Hall moved to San Francisco in 1925 and enrolled at the CSFA. He then worked as a fashion illustrator for a local newspaper before establishing a commercial art studio. During the 1930s he was active in Oakland as a member of the Thirteen Watercolorists (founded by Maynard Dixon and Maurice Logan). He also was an active member of the Bohemian Club, producing posters and portraits for their various events. Hall died in Larkspur, CA on Aug. 28, 1977. Exh: Oakland Art Gallery, 1937. In: CHS.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Oakland Tribune, 7-4-1937; Interview with the artist or his/her family.Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here