Myron van Brundt
(1887 - 1963)
Myron van Brundt was active/lived in Nebraska, Hawaii. Myron van Brundt is known for painting, etching, wood carving, fabric design, art education, acting.
The artist in his studio. Hawaiian Holiday, June 3, 1956. Photograph by Y. Ishii.
Biography Myron van Brundt
Myron van Brundt 1887-1963.
Painter, etcher, woodcarver, fabric designer, teacher and actor.
Myron van Brundt was born in Omaha, Nebraska on March 29, 1887. After graduation he became an actor and traveled for a while with a theatrical stock company before beginning studies at the Chicago Art Institute for four years, followed by a further two years of study in Paris, Rome and Venice.
While in Paris he became intrigued with the batik work of two Dutch artists from Java and after some negotiating they agreed to teach him the process for a fee. Upon his return to New York in 1914 his batik designed fabric came to the attention of the Bonwit Teller Department store who contracted to buy everything he could prod
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