(1905 - 1987)
Paul Parker was active/lived in Illinois. Paul Parker is known for architecture, coastal view.
Biography from the Archives of askART
Paul Parker was born in 1905 in LaGrange, Illinois. He was a writer, painter, and teacher. Parker wrote two books on advertising and advertising art in 1937 and 1939. Parker studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and at the American Academy of Art. He was the head of the Art Department at the University of South Dakota, a Director of the Colorado Springs Art Center, and a Professor of Art at Hamilton College. He was also an accomplished piano player who, in the summers, would play jazz on an annual cruise to Europe put on by the University of Chicago. After his retirement from Hamilton College, he painted watercolors in Charleston, Cape May, La Jolla, Key West, Savannah, the Canary Islands, England, Italy, Madeira, Mexico, Portugal, and Sicily.
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Exhibited: Art Institute of Chicago, Colorado Springs Art Association, Carnegie International, New York World's Fair, Kansas City Art Institute, Walker Art Center, Colgate University, Newport (RI) Art Association
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