Morley Hicks

BORN: March 16, 1877 in Picton, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada

DIED: August 9, 1959 in Milwaukee, WI

When Morley Gent Hicks was born, his father Parker Hicks was 43 and his mother, Margaret Palen, was 51.

Morley Hicks came to the U.S. in 1900, and settled in Detroit, Michigan where he met and married Nellie M Robinson on April 26, 1906.

He lived in Detroit for eleven years before eventually moving to Milwaukee in 1911. He began his professional career as a paint chemist at Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company but gradually gave it up in favor of painting.

Hicks studied art at Milwaukee Normal School under Gustave Moeller and George Oberteuffer and at Wisconsin State Normal School under Alexander Mueller from 1921 to 1923. He became a close friend and associate of Moeller. Both were members of the Walrus Club in Milwaukee, and Hicks at one time was president of this organization. He also was a member of the Wisconsin Painters & Sculptors.

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Morley Hicks
Canada-Silver Isle Dock by Morley Hicks
Canada-Silver Isle Dock
24 x 20 in.
$1200.00
Fall Landscape by Morley Hicks
Fall Landscape
7.75 x 10.75 in.
$750.00
Fall Landscape with Bird House by Morley Hicks
Fall Landscape with Bird House
15.5 x 19.5 in.
 
Low Tide Booth Bay Harbor by Morley Hicks
Low Tide Booth Bay Harbor
19.5 x 23.5 in.
Milwaukee Harbor by Morley Hicks
Milwaukee Harbor
13 x 17 in.
 
Trees at North Lake by Morley Hicks
Trees at North Lake
23.5 x 19.5 in.
 
Trees in Winter by Morley Hicks
Trees in Winter
20 x 24 in.
$1200.00
Two Four-Mast Schooners by Morley Hicks
Two Four-Mast Schooners
20 x 24 in.
$1200.00