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Carroll Cloar

 (1913 - 1993)
Carroll Cloar was active/lived in Arkansas, New York.  Carroll Cloar is known for portrait, genre and surreal view painting, illustration.

Carroll Cloar

A painter of scenes from his home, both real and imaginary, and wherever he was at the time, Carroll Cloar recreated rural landscapes in a style combining realism and naivete with people, old buildings, and items that remind viewers of places from Americana childhood.

Cloar was born in Earle, Arkansas, a small cotton growing town, and he enrolled in Southwestern College where he earned a B.A. Degree.  He went to Europe to visit museums, and upon his return enrolled in the Memphis Academy of Art*.  In 1936, he began part-time studies at the Art Students League* in New York, where he was much influenced by teachers Arnold Blanch and William McNulty.

He created a comic-strip character called "Junius," which wa  ...  Displaying 750 of 12502 characters.

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About  Carroll Cloar

Born:  1913 - Earle, Arkansas
Died:   1993 - Memphis, Tennessee
Known for:  portrait, genre and surreal view painting, illustration