Reid Crowell (1911-1991)

Reid Kendrick Crowell was born in Iowa His family moved to Texas in 1917 and Dallas in 1919.   He studied art with Olin Travis, Ruby Stone, Charles L. McCann, Howard Shoupe and Karl Gasslander.  He became a
successful illustrator for Field and Stream and other magazines. He taught at the Dallas Art Institute from 1929 to 1934.  His mother, Grace Noll Crowell, was one of Texas’ most famous poets and was Poet Laureate of Texas.  Crowell's exhibitions included the Annual Allied Arts Exhibition, Dallas;  The Galveston Art League; International Print Exhibition, Cleveland, Ohio (1935); Texas Centennial Exposition, Dallas (1936); Greater Texas and Pan-American Exposition, Dallas; Texas General Exhibition (1940); and Five States Exhibition, Tulsa (1940).  Philbrook Art Museum, Tulsa Oklahoma (1940); The Texas General (1940). Corpus Christi Caller Times Exhibitions; Dallas Allied Arts Exhibitions and numerous others.




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