Johnie's Place

Johnie's Place


Artist:  William Dickerson

Date:  ca. 1940

Size:  9″ x 12.25″

Medium:  Lithograph

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William Dickerson (1904 – 1972). Born in Kansas where he spent his early years and later his professional life in Wichita, Dickerson was a painter, drawer, and printmaker who specialized in lithography. He studied at Fairmount College, took classes with Clarence Hotvedt at the Wichita Art Association and worked for C.A. Seward at Western Lithograph before studying at the Art Institute of Chicago, under George Oberteuffer and Charles Wilimovsky for painting, Bolton Brown for lithography, and B.J.O. Nordfeldt for painting and etching. H returned to Wichita in 1930 to teach at the Wichita Art Association and establish a studio. Named director of the School of the Wichita Art Association in 1933 and continued as such until retiring in 1971. Beginning around 1938, Dickerson and his family regularly spent summers in New Mexico and California. Shown is a lithograph on paper, signed in the lower right margin, “Wm Dickerson.”