Donald (DS) Shreves
(1918 - 1993)
Donald (D.S.) Shreves was active/lived in California, Colorado, Nebraska. Donald Shreves is known for Indian genre, portrait and figure painting.
Biography Donald (D.S.) Shreves
Don Shreves 1918-1993
Donald Shreves was born in Nebraska and started out painting at an early age doing caricatures of family and friends. His grandmother noticed his talent and enrolled him while he was still in primary school at the Denver Art College. He progressed quickly even though he was the youngest pupil by far. He was eventually selected as one of 10 American pupils to attend art school in Munich, Germany in 1938.
He enlisted in the Army while living in Denver in May 1942.
Shreves was unable to complete the full year in Munich due to the start of WWII when he had to return to the United States. He would then begin study at The Art Institute in Chicago. Mr. Shreves was drafted into Signal Corps and served thr
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