Neil Welliver

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Birthday
22, 1929
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 5, 2005 (75)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1929
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 5, 2005 (75)

About

Modern artist whose large-scale landscape paintings of Maine's wilderness evoked the majesty of the state's woodlands.

Before Fame

He earned an M.F.A. in painting from Yale University, where he taught for the next ten years.

Trivia

His paintings, which sometimes measured 8' x 10', featured subjects such as water, rocky crags, beaver habitats, and trees.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife Norma.

Associated With

He and abstract artist Willem de Kooning were contemporaries.