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Edgar Forkner

 (1867 - 1945)
Edgar Forkner was active/lived in Illinois, Washington, Indiana.  Edgar Forkner is known for landscape, harbor views, still life.

Edgar Forkner

The following was submitted by Cathy Bass:

Edgar Forkner lived in Richmond many years, becoming a member of the local artists' group there. He studied for several years in the Art Student's league, New York City, under Irving Wiles, who was one of the foremost painters at that time, being a famous portrait painter. Mr. Forkner was a monitor in Mr. Wiles's class for two years.

He also studied under Charles Beckwith and Frank DuMond; later taught in the Auditorium tower, Chicago, for several years.  He then went to Seattle, Washington, where the sketching appealed to him, making yearly visits to Chicago for several months.

Awards: He received awards almost every year.  In 1943 he received first prize in Flowe  ...  Displaying 750 of 3671 characters.

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About  Edgar Forkner

Born:  1867 - Richmond, Indiana
Died:   1945 - Seattle, Washington
Known for:  landscape, harbor views, still life