Arthur Justin Wright was born in Newton, IA in 1890. "Jud" Wright studied at the AIC. He was a reporter for the Milwuakee Free Press before moving to Los Angeles in 1918. He was a staff artist for the Times and taught at Otis Art Institute before his death in Los Angeles on June 24, 1954.
Exh: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1941.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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