Claude A Patterson is a listed teacher and painter, born in Monmouth,
Illinois, but was most active in Des Moines, Iowa.
He studied at the Charles Atherton Cumming, the
Philadelphia School of Design, Monmouth College, Harvard (M. A.), and
Columbia University. He was a prize winning painter in the Iowa Art Salon
and a member of the Iowa Artists Club in 1929. He was active in the New Deal
era Federal Art Project and was listed in the book Iowa Artists Of The
First Hundred Years.
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