(1906 - 1946)
John Earl Courtright was active/lived in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio. John Courtright is known for painting, illustration, mural painting.
Biography John Courtright
John Earl Courtright (1906-1946)
Born in 1906 in Ohio, Courtright studied at the Peoria (Illinois) Art Institute, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and New Bauhaus in Chicago with Archipenko (1928).
In 1926, he painted mural of Illinois River Valley for the Jefferson Hotel Grill Room in Peoria, Illinois and exhibited 20 paintings at the Peoria Public Library in 1928.
Courtright also painted murals for Chicago public schools and was a children's book illustrator.
In 1946, he killed his wife, their two children and himself in a cottage at an Indiana resort.
A Biographical Dictionary of Peoria Artists, 1830-1982 with Reference Guide by late Peoria artist and schol
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