Chet Harmon La More (1908-1980) was born in Dane County, Wisconsin. He studied at the Colt School of Art, the University of Wisconsin and Columbia University. La More is known as a printmaker, painter, graphic artist, teacher, and lecturer. He was a mural painter for the W.P.A. He has taught at the Albright Art School in Buffalo, and at the University of Buffalo. His work is part of the permanent collection of the Saint Louis Art Museum and the Asheville Art Museum.