News / Milford Zornes
Feb 02, 2016
Milford Zornes was one of the major watercolorists of the twentieth century, and a recognized leader in the California Style watercolor movement which began in the 1920’s. He was born January 25, 1908 in Carmago, Oklahoma. The first drawing we have from Zornes was of a little girl, possibly his sister, drawn at the age of ten. A prolific painter, he spent his whole life as an artist. Today, on the anniversary of his birth, we celebrate his art and his life. “I think you’re an artist when you change the lives of other people through your paintings.” Exhibiting a spirit...
Jul 30, 2013
"Winter at Mt. Carmel, Utah, 1970," by Milford Zornes, N.A. On Saturday, August 10, from 2 to 4:30 pm, the Grace Hudson Museum will host an opening reception and lecture for the exhibit "Milford Zornes: A Painter of Influence." This retrospective of the long-lived watercolorist and beloved teacher includes many heretofore unseen paintings. Zornes's daughter and son-in-law, Maria and Hal Baker, curated the exhibit along with Museum Curator Marvin Schenck, and will host this presentation of the life and art of this extraordinary creative force, whose career spanned nine decades and covered the globe. The lecture begins at 2 pm.Milford Zornes...