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Richard Lofton
American, 1908-1966

Joined the Carmel Art Association in 1946.

Richard Lofton was a third generation graduate of Citidel Military Academy, "The West Point of the South." However he was destined to become a professional artist, and received a scholarship to the National Academy of Design at age eighteen. After only a few weeks at the Academy he left, preferring his own self-teaching method. After a stint as director of the city's art school in Winston-Salem, he settled in Carmel, in 1945, where he joined the Carmel Art Association and served on its board of directors. 

His works in oil, watercolor, silver-point, charcoal and ink hang in many permanent collections including the San Francisco Museum of Art, De Young Museum, Staten Island Institute of Arts and Letters, and the Monterey Public Library.

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