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Grant Wood
(1892 - 1942)

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1891 Born 13 February in on a farm in Iowa
1901 Father dies, family moves to Cedar Rapids
1911 Wood enlists in the Army camouflage division
1913 Studies at the Art Institute of Chicago
1915 Returns to Cedar Rapids and teaches art a junior high school for 6 years
1919 Studies at the Minneapolis School of Design and Handicraft under Ernest Batchelder
1920 Travels to Europe
1921 Teaches at the high school in Cedar Rapids
1923 Studies at the Academie Julien in Paris
1933 Founds a summer art colony in Stone City, Iowa
1934 Appointed assistant professor of fine arts at the University of Iowa
1934 Appointed director of WPA art projects in Iowa
1935 Marries Sara Maxon, a former opera star
1939 Divorces Sara
1942 Dies 12 February of cancer
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