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Walter Barron Currier (1879 - 1934)  Artworks >>

Painter, craftsman, illustrator, etcher. Born in Springville, MA on May 3, 1879. Currier was educated at Brown and Cornell universities. Opting for an art career, he studied with Arthur Dow, Eben Comins, and Kenyon Cox. By 1913 he had settled in Los Angeles. While head of the art department of Lincoln High School, he was active in the local art scene. In 1926 he opened the Currier Creative Art School in Santa Monica. He died there on Jan. 11, 1934. Exh: PM of LA, 1916; San Diego FA Gallery, 1920; LACMA, 1920; Berkeley League of FA, 1925; Gardena (CA) High School, 1933; Laguna Beach AA; Santa Monica AA; Painters & Sculptors of LA; Calif. Art Club. In: Lincoln High School (LA); Exposition Park (LA); Cecil B. DeMille Home for Girls (Hollywood). AAA 1919-33; SCA; Sam; Ben. Source

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