(1893 - 1966)
Hurlstone Fairchild was active/lived in Arizona, Illinois. Hurlstone Fairchild is known for southwest landscape painting, illustration.
Born in Danville, Illinois, Hurlstone Fairchild was an illustrator,
writer and painter of Southwest subjects, especially the Grand
Canyon. In 1950, his book, Grand Canyon Sketches and Verse, was published, and work by him is in the Grand Canyon National Park Collection.
was educated at the Universities of Illinois and Michigan and as a
mining engineer at the Missouri School of Mines in Rollo.
Initially he pursued mining engineering as a career. This work
led him to
long hours in the desert, and he developed a strong desire to be an
artist and to capture the openness and beauty of the desert, especially
Arizona, where ultimately he settled.
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