Lois Ireland Zwettler is active/lives in Wisconsin, Minnesota. Lois Zwettler is known for regionalist landscape painting-rural scene, lithography.
Biography Lois Zwettler
Lois Ireland Zwettler (b. 1928)
The following, submitted by Ric Hartman, is from a August 6, 2007 press release of the Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin:
In 1936 the University of Wisconsin-Madison began a bold artistic experiment to help alleviate the rapid modernization of urban Wisconsin that was polarizing life in their state. Social progressives within the University agriculture school determined that the arts might provide a corrective for this transformation and proposed that the University employ a nationally prominent painter to draw Wisconsin's rural amateur artists into a campus based cultural interface with their city brethren. They hired the famous American Scene painter, John Steuart Curry, to
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