Born in 1905, Darwin Duncan is a well-listed California Plein Air
painter, known for his desert and coastal landscapes.
Darwin Duncan was a pupil of Sam Hyde Harris, and painted with Edgar
Payne, Karl Albert and Don Miles. He was active in the Desert Art Center and
gave lessons to many local aspiring painters. He also taught at Orange Coast
College and Palomar College.
He lectured and gave demonstrations in painting throughout the Southwest,
Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. He died in 2002.