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Doran Welton Barham

 (1926 - 1999)
Doran Welton Barham was active/lived in Kansas.  Doran Barham is known for landscape architecture drawing, regional scene painting.

Biography   Doran Welton Barham

Born Lindsborg, Kansas, Nov. 22, 1926 and died Wichita, Oct. 1, 1999, Doran Barham was an architect and architectural artist and painter.  He attended school in Manhattan, Kansas; served in the Navy in World War II; and then returned to Kansas State College, Manhattan to earn his architecture degree in 1950.

He took classes with William Dickerson at the Wichita Art Association, and worked in Wichita for the architectural firm of Thomas and Harris from 1950-58.  He operated a home studio for several years and then worked for Oblinger-Smith, Landscape architects and city planners from 1970-78.  He reopened a studio in 1977 to paint the people and places of Kansas.

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
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