Pictured above: Thelma Witmer, Eyvind Earle, Frank Armitage and Walt Peregoy
Eyvind Earle (1916- 2000) was an illustrator, painter, and one of the foremost serigraph artists. Born in New York, New York, he later moved to Hollywood in 1916.His early work was strictly realistic, and he later came into his own style characterized by its simplicity and directness. In 1951, he joined Walt Disney studios as an assistant background painter and returned to painting full time in 1966. In addition to hiswatercolors, oils, sculptures, drawings and scratchboards, he began making limited edition serigraphs in 1974.His work reflected his distinct perception of landscape and captures distances, landmasses, and weather moods with a primitive and disciplined style.