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Teruo Nagai

 (1919 - 2008)
Teruo Nagai was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Teruo Nagai is known for commercial painting.

Biography   Teruo Nagai

Born in Oakland, CA on Oct. 14, 1919.  During the late 1930s Nagai taught air-brush techniques and drawing at the Student Art Center in Oakland.  After internment in a camp in Utah during WWII, he settled in Chicago and abandoned art.  He was a resident of Skokie, IL until his demise on Aug. 7, 2008.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with artist or his/her family; Social Security Death Index

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