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Art Type: Watercolors

Clayton Staples

A native of Wisconsin, Clayton Staples graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago and State Normal University, Normal, Illinois. He served as Director of the art Department at the University of Wichita, Kansas. Staples resided in Cuchara, Colorado for 11 years before he relocated permanently to Colorado Springs in 1961. Born on a farm in …

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Marion Greenwood

Marion Greenwood was an American social realist artist who became popular starting in the twenties and became renowned in both the United States and Mexico. She is most well known for her powerful murals, but she also practiced easel painting, printmaking, and frescoes. Marion Greenwood was born in Brooklyn in 1909. She exhibited artistic talent …

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Emil Bisttram

Emil Bisttram was born in Hungary, near the Romanian border, in 1895. When he was 11 years old, his family immigrated to New York City. Emil grew up in the tenement buildings that had become the destination for so many Eastern European immigrant families. He was a talented artist, and after a few years began …

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