Chet La More
(1908 - 1980)
Chet Harmon La More was active/lived in Wisconsin, Michigan. Chet La More is known for mod figure-genre, prints, sculptor.
Born on a tobacco farm in Dane County, Wisconsin, Chet La More grew up
in Madison and briefly attended the Layton School of Art followed by
instruction in Madison by Arthur Colt, a student of Charles
Hawthorn. He then established a studio in Madison, doing figure
and portrait painting, and increasingly realized how isolated he was
from much of what was going on with American art, especially
contemporary movements. Unable to support himself with his
painting, he took 'odd' jobs in a department store and taught an
evening class in vocational art. He also had his first one-person
show, held at the student Union of the University of Wisconsin.
Then in the 1930s, on his way to New York, he lived briefly in
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