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Glenn Stark

 (born 1917)
Glenn Stark is active/lives in Kansas.  Glenn Stark is known for Grassroots artist.

Biography   Glenn Stark


Glenn Stark was born in 1917.  He once worked in the carpenter shop at the Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence.  Lived in Kingman where he carved and whittled, creating cigar store Indians and historical figures as well as detailed tableaus.  In his later years, he began creating an environment of large concrete figures in the yard around his home.


Collections: Grassroots Art Center.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Grassroots Art Center; http://www.kansastravel.org/glennstark.htm, accessed May 17, 2009; Grout, Pam. Kansas Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff. 2nd ed. Guildford, CT: Insiders’ Guide, 2007.; http://www.beardfl.com/StarksGlenn/index.html, accessed May 17, 2009.

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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