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(1908 - 1980)
Chet Harmon La More was known as a figure/portrait and abstract painter. He studied at the Layton School of Art and at University of Wisconsin under Arthur Colt. After school, he established a studio in Madison where he worked as a portrait painter. During this time, he had a one-person show at the student Union of UW.
La More worked as a WPA mural painter during the 30s. He then traveled to New York where he taught as a Professor of Art at the Albright Art School in Buffalo, NY. Later, in 1947 he began teaching at the University of Michigan.
His works are part of the permanent collection at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. He...