Signe E Larson
(1908 - 1993)
Signe E Larson was active/lived in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa. Signe Larson is known for modernist painting, chalk talk artist.
Biography Signe E Larson
Born in Buxton, Iowa, Oct. 16, 1908 and died in Cordova, Nebraska, Dec. 4,
1993, Signe Larson was a painter and chalk-talk lecturer. She
studied with Birger Sandzén at Bethany College where she earned a BFA
in 1933, and studied at the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center,
University of Colorado, and the University of Washington.
Larson received special training from John Folinsbee, Harry Leith-Ross and Carlos Lopez. She was deaf since birth.
Her sister Elvira assisted Signe with her chalk lectures, which she presented throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Festival of Kansas Arts and Crafts. Catalog: Arts and Crafts of Kansas: an Exhibition held in Lawrence, Feb. 18-22, 1948 in the Community Building. Lawrence: World Co., 1948; Arts in Kansas N.P.: American Association of University Women. Kansas Division. 1958; Beach; Sandzén archives
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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