(1896 - 1976)
Harris Shelton was active/lived in Texas, New Mexico. Harris Shelton is known for landscape and historical scene painting, commercial art, design.
Biography Harris Shelton
George Harris Shelton:
From El Paso, Texas, he was a painter, commercial artist, designer, and lawyer. Shelton was legal counsel for Republic Steel Corporation in Ohio before coming to El Paso about 1923. He began painting in earnest after being stricken by arthritis.
He was a student of Emilio Garcia Cabero for two years, and also of George Frederick, and Ivan F. Summers. He maintained a studio in Ruidoso, New Mexico, where he painted in the summer, and a residence-studio in the Cortez Hotel, El Paso, where he worked the remaining months of the year.
His studio in the hotel was said to be “a paradise for the artist’s arty friends, who can be found resting and admiring his landscapes and his many desert studies in oi
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