Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Alwin Lawrence Suman  (1902 - 1986)

About: Alwin Lawrence Suman
 

Summary

Examples of his work  
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums  
 

Book references

Magazine references pre-2007  
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*  
 
Buy and Sell: Alwin Lawrence Suman
  For sale ads Auction results*  
  Wanted ads Auctions upcoming for him*  
  Dealers Auction sales graphs*  
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: California      Known for: commercial art, illustration, painting

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Alwin Lawrence Suman:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Alwin Suman)

yes

Biographical information (Alwin Suman)

yes

Book references (Alwin Suman)

1

Discussion board entries (Alwin Suman)

0

Please send me Alert Updates for Alwin Lawrence Suman (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 4
This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Born in NYC on Jan. 30, 1902. At age eight Suman moved with his family to Tucson, AZ where he was later an outstanding high school athlete. At Annapolis, he played varsity baseball but resigned his commission to pursue studies at Syracuse University and Chicago Academy of Art. He came to Los Angeles in 1924, established a commercial art business and a home in Sierra Madre. During the early 1940s he had a pottery business which made "Petalware." During WWII he joined the war effort as a designer of war insignia at Disney Studios. Suman died in Sierra Madre on Jan. 6, 1986. Exh: LACMA, 1941; Laguna Beach AA, 1942; American Drawing Biennial, 1964.
Source:
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Who's Who in American Art 1947; Death record; Sierra Madre News, 1-16-1986 (obituary).
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.

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists