(1873 - 1953)
Oscar Anderson was active/lived in Massachusetts, Ohio. Oscar Anderson is known for coastal and other landscape painting.
A painter and photographer, Oscar Anderson was born in Gotland, Sweden
and emigrated to the United States where he settled in Connecticut and
studied art with Charles Noel Flagg in Hartford.
Anderson moved to Gloucester, Massachusetts and was a leader in the
Cape Ann Art Colony, working in his home studio at Highlands Court and
running a gallery on Rocky Neck Avenue.
He was the first vice president of the Gloucester Society of Artists in
1922 when it formed, and then served for many years as president.
He was also a founding member of the North Shore Arts Association and
the Boston Art Club and was founder of the Connecticut Academy of Fine
Arts. During the 1930s, he did numerous WPA murals.< ... Displaying 750 of 843 characters.