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August 1 -
September 21, 2018
Summer Selections

Charles Ephraim Burchfield

(b. 1893 Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio d. 1967 Gardenville, New York)

Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893-1967) was an American painter, best known for his watercolor landscapes. Burchfield was born April 9, 1893, in Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio. Five years later, his family moved to Salem, Ohio, where he graduated from high school as class valedictorian in 1911. He attended the Cleveland School of Art from 1912-1916 and studied with Henry G. Keller, Frank N. Wilcox, and William J. Eastman. (Copied from Burchfield Penny Art Center.)