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Born in Stromsberg, Nebraska (1908), Paul Lantz spent his early childhood in Montana and Missouri. He moved to Missouri and studied at the Kansas City Art Institute, where he was then the youngest student ever to be enrolled. At age seventeen, he went to New York for further study at The National Academy and Art Students League, and then to Europe for further art study (1926), and then back to New York. From there he went to Santa Fe New Mexico where from 1929 to 1939, he worked with artist Randall Davey. He then traveled widely including upstate New York, Mexico, Central America, England, Ireland and the Philippine Islands. He had a one-man exhibition in New York City and was illustrator for the US Army in WWII, enlisting in 1942. In an infantry-combat division, he was in New Guinea, and Luzon, Phillipine Islands. He moved to San Francisco in 1946 and painted several murals. He then moved to and painted in upstate New York and in 1974, moved back to New Mexico. Source

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