Born in Elgin, IL on May 26, 1879. Kleiser studied in Europe. He was a resident of Palos Verdes, CA in 1936-41. He lectured on the history and art in tapestry designing and weaving. By 1947 he had returned to NYC where he remained until his death in May 1963. Exh: AIC, 1921 (medal); Palos Verdes Library, 1937; University Club (LA), 1941. In: Cranbrook Academy of Art; Newark Museum; Nebraska and Missouri State Capitols.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
1938-53; NY Times, 5-30-1963 (obituary).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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