(1897 - 1992)
Ernie Hansen was active/lived in Kansas. Ernie Hansen is known for Grassroots artist.
Biography Ernie Hansen
Lived near McClouth, Kansas working as a mechanic and making furniture in his woodshop. Also made animals, many with battery-powered eyes that light up when you pull the tail.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Grassroots Art Center.
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.