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Elmer Nelson Bischoff

 (1916 - 1991)
Elmer Nelson Bischoff was active/lived in California.  Elmer Bischoff is known for modernist figure, abstract painting, teaching.

Elmer Nelson Bischoff


Elmer Bischoff was born on July 6, 1916 in Berkeley, California.  He studied at the University of California at Berkeley.  Bischoff grew up in a home that valued the arts, painting and making music were important to him since childhood. As an art student he had spent about ten years painting in the style of Picasso.  Following graduation from Berkeley in 1939, Bischoff became a ceramics and jewelry teacher at a high school in Sacramento, California  and then served in the military for three years  In 1946 he joined the faculty of the California School of Fine Arts,  the wellspring of the Abstract Expressionist movement on the West Coast.  The close friendships formed there   ...  Displaying 750 of 9604 characters.

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About  Elmer Nelson Bischoff

Born:  1916 - Berkeley, California
Died:   1991 - Berkeley, California
Known for:  modernist figure, abstract painting, teaching