Oscar Larmer is active/lives in Kansas. Oscar Larmer is known for landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Oscar Larmer
Born Wichita, Kansas in 1924, Oscar Larmer was a painter known for his
landscapes of the Flint Hills and also was a teacher and
administrator. He began studying art in high school with William
Dickerson, and earned a three-year certificate in painting from the
Minneapolis (MN) School of Art; a BFA from the University of Kansas,
Lawrence in 1949; and an MFA in 1955 from the University of Wichita
with his thesis written on "Expressions in Contemporary Painting."
Larmer studied with William Dickerson, Briggs Dyer, Karl Mattern,
Raymond Eastwood, Robert Green, Eugene McFarland, and Robert
Kiskadden. He taught at the Wichita Art Association, was
assistant director of the Wichita Art Museum and an illustrator for
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
WKDC (Kansas Artists, compiled by Woman’s Kansas Day Club. January 29, 1964. Typed Manuscript.); Beach; Sandzén archives; Kansas Quarterly (Fall, 1982); Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936- v.1=1936-37 v.3= 1941-42 v.2=1938-39 v.4=1940-47. ’80, ’82, ‘84
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.
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