ILLINOIS ARTISTS

IHAP has compiled histories of over 1,500 artists who meet the following criteria:·BORN before January 1900LIVED at least half their career in Illinois or closely attached to the state. PRIMARILY were painters, not sculptors or printmakers. IHAP makes no distinction about the style of an artist’s oeuvre; whether they were modernists, impressionists, genre painters, still-life artists, scenic artists, naïve painters, & c.

Artist Name                                   Birth         Death

Ethan T. Cabanis

 

 

Unknown

After 1852 Springfield, IL?

Benjamin Davis Cable  

 

 

1865

August 4, 1938 Floyd Township, IL

Margaret Elizabeth Cairns

 

 

Unknown

After 1911 Chicago?

Orval H. Caldwell

 

 

1892

February 18, 1972 Winfield, IL

Georgia Leigh Caldwell

 

 

1895

January 29, 1936 Oak Park, IL

Marie Gelon Cameron

 

 

1862

December 17, 1949 Chicago

Edgar Spier Cameron

 

 

1872

November 5, 1944 Chicago

William Camm

 

 

1837

November 14, 1906 Danville, IL

Hugh Stuart Campbell

 

 

Unknown

After 1930 Chicago?

Julia M. Campbell

 

 

Unknown

Unknown

Harriet M. Cantrall

 

 

1875

September 20, 1962 Springfield, IL

John Harold Carlsen

 

 

1875

September 11, 1927 Oak Park, IL

Edward Eddie Carlson

 

 

1883

After 1933 Chicago?

Edward L. Carlson

 

 

1891

January 31, 1962 Rockford, IL

Hattie Lewis Carpenter

 

 

1855

June 5, 1943 Chicago

Harold John Carroll

 

 

1895

July 13, 1971 River Forest, IL

Alice Carsey

 

 

Unknown

After 1919 Chicago?

Eda Nemoede Casterton

 

 

1877

November 1969 Palos Verdes, CA

Guy Martin Chapel

 

 

1871

January 9, 1957 Chicago

Francis Warren Chapin

 

 

1899

February 23, 1965 Chicago

Minerva Josephine Chapman

 

 

1858

June 14, 1947 Palo Alto, CA

Malcolm Daniel Charleson

 

 

1888

September 30, 1943 Fremont Twp., IL

Mary M. Chase

 

 

1891

After 1913 Aurora?

Emily Frances Chase

 

 

1861

January 16, 1924 Chicago

Richard Andrew Chase

 

 

1858

January 29, 1985 Columbus, KS

Alfred Chatain

 

 

1853

February 15, 1931 Chicago

Ingeborg Christensen

 

 

Unknown

After 1940 New York City?

Harry Christie

 

 

Unknown

After 1891 Chicago?

Charles Freeman Church

 

 

1875

May 15, 1959 Chicago

Anthony T. Claps

 

 

1894

June 16, 1964 Chicago

Ralph Samuel Clark

 

 

1895

January 10, 1989 Pana, IL

Harriet E. Clarke

 

 

Unknown

After 1925 Park Ridge?

Ralph Elmer Clarkson

 

 

1861

April 5, 1942 Orlando, FL

Louise Crosbie Clasper

 

 

Unknown

After 1919 Chicago?

Charles Anthony Clemens

 

 

Unknown

Unknown

William F. Clusmann

 

 

1859

September 27, 1927 Chicago

Walter Marshall Clute

 

 

1870

February 13, 1915 N. Cucamonga, CA

Edith P. Cobb

 

 

Unknown

September 26, 1926 Chicago

Lillian Elizabeth Coe

 

 

1878

February 16, 1996 Evanston, IL

Ethel Louise Coe

 

 

1898

March 22, 1938 Evanston, IL

Elanor Ruth Colburn

 

 

1866

May 7, 1939 Laguna Beach, CA

Dr. Joseph Colburn

 

 

1853

October 27, 1927 Winthrop Harbor, IL

Charles Donald Colby

 

 

1859

After 1898 Chicago?

George Ernest Colby

 

 

1858

April 3, 1922 Chicago

Henry Bryant Colby

 

 

1865

November 13, 1944 Evanston, IL

George Reulings Cole

 

 

1874

After 1896 Chicago?

Ellis Prentice Cole

 

 

1862

July 8, 1952 Oak Park, IL

Cephas Henry Collins

 

 

1844

1942 March 12, Decatur, IL

George S. Collis

 

 

Unknown

1906 Chicago?

Elizabeth Colwell

 

 

1881

After 1947 Chicago?

Homer B. Conant

 

 

1887

November 11, 1927 New York, NY

Elizabeth Conard

 

 

1873

May 31, 1938 Crystal Lake, IL

Reine  Adelaide Conrad

 

 

1871

After 1901 Chicago?

Helen Conway

 

 

Unknown

After 1921 Chicago?

Averil Courtney Conwell

 

 

1898

After 1988 Upper Jay, NY?

Charles H. Cooke

 

 

1872

After 1940 Chicago?

Jessie Day Cooke

 

 

1859

August 29, 1939 Chicago

Mary Melissa Cooke

 

 

Unknown

January 28, 1936 Chicago

Georgette E. Coolidge

 

 

1850

April 16, 1929 Lyndon, VT

Edna Lee Cooper

 

 

1887

July 24, 1966 Torrance, CA

Arthur B. Coplin

 

 

1884

May 5, 1974 Lake Mary, FL

Helen Ehrman Corlett

 

 

1893

May 4, 1978 Oak Park, IL

Charles Abel Corwin

 

 

1857

January 27, 1938 Chicago

Amelia C. Cottell

 

 

Unknown

After 1910 Chicago?

Anna R. Countryman

 

 

1863

November 3, 1930 Rockford, IL

Hannah Louise Coursen

 

 

1866

April 24, 1957 Lewiston, IL

Elizabeth Van Osdel Cowan

 

 

1863

January 7, 1932 Chciago

Jennie Van Fleet Cowdery

 

 

1888

February 1974 Springfield, MA

William Wilson Cowell

 

 

1856

September 7, 1910 Round Hill , Nova Scot

Elizabeth Anna Coy

 

 

1851

July 12, 1930 Rockford, IL

Lucia Hotchkiss Coyner

 

 

Unknown

After 1893 Peoria

Elizabeth Skinner Cramer

 

 

Unknown

After 1915 Lake Forest?

Edna Kerr Crampton

 

 

Unknown

After 1913 Chicago?

Arthur Ross Crawford

 

 

1885

After 1933 Niles, IL?

Henry H. Cross

 

 

1837

April 2, 1918 Chicago

Abner Crossman

 

 

1846

December 2, 1932 Chicago

Vincent Crumbacker

 

 

1853

January 4, 1936 Galena, IL

Helen Woodbury Cusack

 

 

1855

July 13, 1922 Wilmette, IL

Norbert Czarnowski

 

 

1897

After 1941 Chicago?

Ellen Dabney

 

 

Unknown

After 1897 Chicago?

Charles William Dahlgreen

 

 

1864

June 19, 1955 Oak Park, IL

Helene Lucille Dalrymple

 

 

1882

After 1947 Chicago?

Gustaf Dalstrom

 

 

1893

May 23, 1971 Chicago

Ernst Otto Damitz

 

 

1805

1883 Warren County, IL

Helen Daprich

 

 

1879

After 1910 Chicago?

Henry Darger

 

 

Unknown

1972 Chicago, IL

Aaron E. Darling

 

 

Unknown

After 1872 Chicago?

Patrick Henry Davenport

 

 

1834

April 13, 1890 Sumner, IL

Mary Davenport

 

 

1803

August 17, 1894

Carl Hoth Davidson

 

 

1881

January 27, 1959 Chicago

Stark Davis

 

 

1885

After 1940 Chicago/Flossmoor?

Cornelia Stuart Davis

 

 

1870

December 23, 1920 Cincinnati, OH

Cecil Clark Davis

 

 

1877

September 12, 1955 Marion, MA

Helen Ruth Dawes

 

 

1894

October 27, 1989 Evanston, IL

Manierre Dawson

 

 

1887

August 1969 Sarasota, FL

Charles Clarence Dawson

 

 

1889

March 6, 1981 Coatesville, PA

Victoria Day

 

 

Unknown

c.1898 Chicago

Herbert J. Day

 

 

1875

1950 Des Plaines, IL

Arthur H. Day

 

 

1846

November 27, 1903 Niles, IL

John De Rome

 

 

1868

December 14, 1922 Chicago

Nelly Kerr Deachman

 

 

1895

October 3, 1989 Downers Grove, IL

Helga Haugan Dean

 

 

Unknown

After 1940 Chicago?

A. M. deBauviere

 

 

Unknown

After 1915 Chicago?

Leonne deCambrey

 

 

1877

After 1928 Chicago?

Ada deConville

 

 

1857

February 22, 1916 Bloomington

Harold S. DeLay

 

 

Unknown

After 1914 Chicago?

George DeMare

 

 

1863

May 8, 1907 Kansas City

Mrs. M. Denison

 

 

1835

After 1890 Elgin, IL

Jeannelle Wilson Dennis

 

 

1860

October 20, 1933 Evanston, IL

Walter Monroe Dewey

 

 

1880

1896 or 1897 Chicago

Charles Schuveldt Dewey

 

 

Unknown

December 1980 Washington, DC

Wallace Leroy DeWolf

 

 

1854

December 25, 1930 Pasadena, CA

Peter Charles Diem

 

 

1890

June 1, 1956 Chicago

George Frederic Dietz

 

 

1857

March 21, 1910 Wilmette

Albert Barnett Dietz

 

 

1857

March 21, 1910 Wilmette, IL

Chester Allen Diggs

 

 

1889

September 30, 1967 Chicago

Aaron Butler Dikeman

 

 

Unknown

After 1906 Chicago?

Alice Josephine Dillon

 

 

1886

1966 Empire, MI

Frank H. Dillon

 

 

1890

September 1977 Empire, MI

Frank Dirkson

 

 

1842

After 1880 Peoria, IL

Harry S. Dobie

 

 

1888

April 1967 Bradford, IL

Maud A. Dobler

 

 

1885

June 29, 1965 Durand, IL

Andrew DoBos

 

 

1897

March 9, 1976 Los Angeles, CA

John Doctoroff

 

 

1893

June 27, 1970 Chicago

Paynie Dodd

 

 

Unknown

After 1902 Chicago?

Frances Farrand Dodge

 

 

1878

January 12, 1969 Deep Water Point, MD

Anna Van Cleef Dodgshun

 

 

Unknown

After 1915 Chicago?

John Carl Doemling

 

 

1894

November 18, 1955 Chicago

Kate A. Donne

 

 

Unknown

After 1890 Elgin, IL?

Cecil Vincent Donovan

 

 

1896

January 1987 Santa Barbara, CA

Joseph Doubrava

 

 

1853

January 5, 1912 Waukegan, IL

James Daniel Dowdakin

 

 

1893

March 1986 San Mateo, CA

Agnes Ellen Doyle

 

 

1873

After 1913 Harvard, IL?

John Drapp

 

 

1883

March 31, 1938 Chicago

Oscar Alvin Drehmann

 

 

1865

December 21, 1947 Chicago

Edward James Dressler

 

 

1859

December 6, 1907 Chicago

Elbert Granville Drew

 

 

1866

July 8, 1934 Evanston

Curt J. Drewes

 

 

1875

After 1945 Chicago?

John H. Drury

 

 

1816

After 1914 Chicago?

Katherine Dudley

 

 

1884

After 1934 Chicago?

Frank Virgil Dudley

 

 

1868

March 5, 1957 Chicago

James Harvey Dulin

 

 

1883

1958

Jean Dumas

 

 

1890

March 24, 1951 Chicago

Mabel Josephine Dunne

 

 

1878

June 1974 Calumet City, IL

Louise M. Dunning

 

 

1898

After 1905 Chicago?

Arthur R. Dunning

 

 

1848

July 9, 1988 Brighton, MI

Lucy Durham

 

 

Unknown

After 1891 Oak Park

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