Richard Loehle (1923-2011)

Richard Loehle was born in 1923. He attended the High Museum School of Art and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, and he later attended the Harris School of Art in Nashville, Tennessee. There he met Betty Barnes Loehle, another artist in Georgia's State Art Collection, and the two married in 1947.
After living in Chicago, Illinois, for a time, the couple moved in 1967 to Decatur, where they lived for the rest of their lives. Richard Loehle specialized as an illustrator, fine artist, and portrait artist. His illustrations appeared on the covers of sports magazines, and Amazing Stories, as well as in Reader's Digest. He died in Decatur in 2011.
Loehle's watercolor painting Gulf Sand and acrylic painting Shed Door are part of Georgia's State Art Collection.
close

Loading

Cite This Article
Dobbs, Chris. "Richard Loehle (1923-2011)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 19 July 2017. Web. 22 September 2017.
From Our Home Page
Lost Cause Religion

Near the end of the Civil War (1861-65), women from Columbus b

Read more...
Lev T. Mills (b. 1940)

Lev T.

Read more...
English Trade in Deerskins and Indian Slaves

When the English came to America, the Native Americans of Georgia encountered one of the most profound forces for change: the world economy.

Read more...
Whitfield County

Whitfield County is located in northwest Georgia at the southern end of the Appalachian Mountains, about thirt

Read more...
Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries