Artist Biography

Arthur W. PALMER
1913 - 1982

Arthur W. Palmer was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 27, 1913. He studied in Los Angeles at the Chouinard Art School and with Frank T. Chamberlin. During the 1940s he worked as an animator for the Disney Studios. He taught at California College of Arts and Crafts and Palo Alto Art Club. He died on July 7, 1982. His work includes oil and pastel portraits. Exhibited: Los Angeles County Fair, 1933; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1933-36; San Diego Fine Arts Society, 1934; Los Angeles Art Ass'n, 1934 (prize); Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1935; Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles, 1935-37; Pasadena Society of Artists, 1938; American Watercolor Society, 1944; Oakland Art Gallery, 1944.

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