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Olive F (Ollie) Cole

 (1904 - 2000)
Olive F. (Ollie) Cole was active/lived in Illinois, California, Wisconsin.  Olive Cole is known for rural landscape and seascape.

Olive F. (Ollie) Cole

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Olive F. Cole - or Ollie Cole as the artist signed her name - was born December 25, 1904 in Milltown, Wisconsin.  Artistically inclined from a young age, she played piano with a local group as a child.  She later began designing custom lampshades and was soon offered a position in a lighting firm in Chicago.  While there she began art studies at the Chicago Academy of Art.

By 1932 she had met and married Kenneth Cole who was attending the Chicago Institute of Art.  He went on to a successful career as a commercial artist with the Hoover Kern Studio in Chicago.  The family eventually moved to Homewood, Illinois where she concentrated on raising her family and did not pursue further study until her   ...  Displaying 750 of 3328 characters.

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About  Olive F. (Ollie) Cole

Born:  1904 - Milltown, Wisonsin
Died:   2000 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Known for:  rural landscape and seascape