Orr Cleveland Fisher
(1885 - 1974)
Orr Cleveland Fisher was active/lived in Iowa, California. Orr Fisher is known for cartoon, illustration, landscape.
Biography Orr Cleveland Fisher
The following, submitted April 2004, is from Donna L. Howard of Depoe Bay, Oregon. She is a niece of the artist.
Born on a farm in south central Iowa, Orr Fisher had an interest in art that was kindled at an early age. From a biographic article he authored in 1930, I quote:
"At an early age, yet in the primary department of a country school, I exhibited a talent for drawing by making pictures on my slate during the study period and on the blackboard at recesses and the noon hour. The barn doors, granary walls and every place on the old homestead where a smooth surface appeared was a temptation too strong to resist the markings of my pencil or chalk. Hence everything on the old farm was either decorated with comics or carved
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