Icel Ruby Ritter Michael Lewis Hegert
(1908 - 1997)
Icel Ruby Ritter Michael Lewis Hegert was active/lived in Kansas. Icel Hegert is known for painting.
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Hegert was born on October 27, 1908 in Smith County. Taught school and worked as an artist in Jewel County from the 1930s. Often asked to design logos and other art projects. Lived in
Esbon before moving to Montrose in 1958. Earned a BA degree in Art Education from
Fort Hays State Univ. in 1961. Died in Montrose, Kansas on October 19, 1997.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Email from Ron Michael, May 2009; US Federal Census 1910; Kansas State Census 1915, 1925.This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.