Monday, July 10, 2006
How it began
"The Cooper Studio had its genesis in Clevland, Ohio; in the form of the Fawn Art Studio, started by Richard Schroeder and Norman Wagner. In 1934, Fawn opened a branch in New York City. Within a short time, the founders realized that they were simply not ready to compete... and made plans to shut down. One of their most talented illustrators, Jon Whitcomb, offered to buy out the partners. Joining Whitcomb in his offer... was Charles Cooper."
-You can read the entire article by author Neil Shapiro in the 16th issue of Illustration magazine.