George Verle Grooms
Profession: Painter and designer — Studied: Calif. College of Arts & Crafts; Art Students Work Shop, Des Moines; Xavier Martinez, Lowell Houser. — Exhibited: Younkers Gal.; Des Moines Public Library; Corcoran; Des Moines Women’s Club; Iowa Art Salon; Oakland Ann.; Nat. Scholastic Award (scholarship). — Member: Des Moines Cooperative Artists (secretary, 1936-37). — Work: mural, Callahan Jr. H.S., Des Moines, 1936-37; Savery Hotel, Des Moines. — Comments: Position: chief designer, Collegiate Manufacturing Co., Ames, IA. — Sources: Ness & Orwig, Iowa Artists of the First Hundred Years.