PAUL CONNER (1881-1968) was born in Richmond, Indiana on September 5, 1881. At an early age he was artistically and musically inclined. For several years he played clarinet in the Indianapolis Symphony. After settling in Long Beach, California in 1919, he studied painting with Albert C. Conner and Henry L. Richter. At his ocean front studio he later taught small painting classes and made painting forays into the southern California deserts in search of subject matter. Conner died in Long Beach on March 11, 1968. Member: Laguna Beach Art Ass'n; Long Beach Art Ass'n; Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles. Works held: Athletic Club (Los Angeles); Deauville Club (Santa Monica); Ebell Club (Los Angeles). He is listed in HUGHES, Davenports, Askart.com, Artnet.com, Who's & more. Biography generously provided by EDAN HUGHES.