Joseph Henninger

     32nd CAC President

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Joseph Morgan Henninger
(1906 – 1999)

A student at the Herron Art Institute in
Indianapolis, Joseph Henninger was an illustrator, painter and cartoonist,
known for street scenes and aerospace genre. He studied in New York at
the National Academy of Design and with Lucien Simon in Paris. From 1933,
he was a resident of Los Angeles where he was an instructor at the Art
Center School and worked doing illustration. He also did mural work in
the 1930’s in Tempe, Arizona for the library of Arizona State Teachers
College. He hated the project, calling it "sixteen feet of torture."
A member of the California Watercolor Society,he painted in that state
as well as other surrounding states. He died in Pacific Palisades on March
7, 1999.


California Art Club (President, 1965)
California Watercolor Society

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