Edgar Forkner

Birth: 1867 Richmond, IN
Death:  1945, Seattle, WA
Married: 
Known For: Floral Still Life, Harbor Scenes

Associations: Hoosier Salon Patron Association, Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters, Chicago Gallery Association, Seattle Fine Arts Association

Awards:   SAM, 1935-40; Seattle FAS, 1918  and 1923 prizes; Hoosier Salon, 1916.1917  and  1932  prizes

Facts


Trained at the Art Student League in New York
Studied under William Merritt Chase, Frank Dumond, J. Carrol Beckwith and Irving Wiles
Nationally recognized watercolorist
Early member of the Richmond Group working with John Bundy to establish the Art Association of Richmond
Taught watercolor in the Auditorium Tower studios in Chicago
Moved to Seattle Washington to participate in the Seattle Art Colony painting Harbor scenes

Sources:
1. Waynet.org - http://www.waynet.org/ency/artist/default.htm

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