Howard Joseph Brodie
(1916 - 2010)
Howard Joseph Brodie was active/lived in California, Illinois / Asia. Howard Brodie is known for combat, newspaper sports and courtroom artist.
Howard Joseph Brodie was born in Oakland, CA on Nov. 28, 1916. Brodie studied at the California School of Fine Arts and at the Art Students League in New York City. He took his first job in the art department of the San Francisco Chronicle
During WWII he was awarded a Bronze Star for valor and became famous for his combat sketches which appeared in Life, Look
, and other national magazines. He returned to the Chronicle
in 1953. Upon retirement, he settled in San Miguel, CA. He died in Monterey County, CA on Sept. 12, 2010.
San Jose State College, 1947; Library of Congress, 1951.
Huntington Library (San Marino); Library of Congress; Air Force Academy (C0).
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
1938-41; Interview with the artist or his/her family; SF Examiner, 5-28-2000, C17.Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here