William C. Grauer papers, 1922-2001

Grauer, William C., b. 1895 d. 1985
Painter, Muralist, Teacher
Active in Cleveland, Ohio; White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.United States

Collection size: 0.3 linear feet

Collection Summary: Writings, photographs, artwork, and printed material documenting the career of William C. Grauer as an artist and teacher. Writings include a brief biographical note, written and delivered by Grauer's daughter, Gretchen Vanderhoof, on the occasion of the 1993 Cleveland Artists Foundation benefit. Photographs are of Grauer, his paintings, and murals. Artwork consists of several small ink and watercolor sketches of urban scenes, animals, and the human figures by Grauer. Printed material includes clippings and brochures related to Grauer's career as a muralist and his work at Old White Art Colony.

Biographical/Historical Note: William C. Grauer (1895-1985) was a painter, muralist, and teacher in Cleveland, Ohio and White Sulphur Springs, W.V. Grauer co-founded and taught at the Old White Art Colony in White Sulphur Springs, W.V. from 1934-1940.

Donated 2012 by Gretchen Grauer Vanderhoof, William C. Grauer's daughter.

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