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Roi Colman

 (1884 - 1945)
Roi Clarkson Colman was active/lived in California, Texas, Illinois.  Roi Colman is known for marine, landscape, frontier, mural.

Biography  
Roi Colman


Roi Clarkson Colman, a painter of landscapes, marines and murals, was born in Elgin, Illinois, on January 27, 1884. He studied with L. H. Yarwood in Chicago, Illinois, when only sixteen, then worked in Dallas, Texas from 1903-11. While in Dallas, he painted pictures of Gulf Coast scenes and frontier military posts.

He studied in Paris, France with Jean-Paul Laurens at the Academie Julian, and at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere in 1911-1912. Colman went to California in 1913, residing near San Diego and becoming director of the Santa Ana Art Academy.

From 1920, he lived on the ocean at Laguna Beach. In 1928, he became active with the Carmel Art Association, while living on the Monterey Peninsula. From 1934-1940, he lived   ...  Displaying 750 of 5546 characters.



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About  Roi Colman

Born:  1884 - Elgin, Illinois
Died:   1945 - Lakeside, California
Known for:  marine, landscape, frontier, mural