|An artist who spent much of his career in Detroit, Michigan, Paul Honore specialized in paintings, murals*, etchings*, lithographs*, wood-block printing*, illustration, and teaching. |
He was born in a small Pennsylvania town on May 30, 1885 into a family that soon moved to Detroit where he attended Cass Technical High School. His artistic education continued at the Detroit School of Fine Arts, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and later in Paris.
Returning home, Honore exhibited at the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Chicago Art Institute*, plus museums in Cincinnati and St. Louis. He also exhibited with the New York Water Color Society* and many others.
His list of memberships included the National Arts Club*; The Association for Culture, New York, The Fine and Industrial Art Guild, and the Scarab Club* in Detroit, which has a large mural by Honore.
Paul Honore died in Philadelphia, April 12, 1956.
Arthur Hopkin Gibson, Artists of Early Michigan, Wayne State University Press, 1975
Submitted by Edward P. Bentley, Art Historian, East Lansing, Michigan
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