Born on November 30. Will begin to teach himself drawing while still young.
Moves to New York and enrolls in the Art Students League, only to withdraw immediately, feeling that he has nothing to learn there.
Studies at Spokane University in Washington, but drops out after a year.
Reenrolls at Spokane University, this time earning a degree in art two years later.
Begins teaching fine arts at Washington State College in Pullman, a post he will hold until 1941. Writes his master’s thesis there, in 1935.
Spends this summer and the next at the Trask Foundation in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Takes part in the annual exhibition at the National Academy of Design in New York.