Artist, graphic artist, sign painter.
Caps and attended school in Abilene. He
was mostly a self taught artist. He also
studied with Frank Klepper.
period in Fresno California, he returned to Abilene in 1929 where he worked as
a sign painter for Dr. Pepper Bottling co.
he began working at Harding Simmons University, Abilene, as maintenance painter,
retiring in 1965.
served as a member of the board of directors of the Texas Fine Arts Association
before his death in Abilene.
wife was Ruth Newberry Robins Trantham. (Also an Artist)
Fort Worth Worth Local Artists show (1939)
Fine Arts Association (1940-46)
Annual Exhibition of West Texas Artists, Fort
Worth Museum of Art (1940 prize)
General Exhibition (1941)
Seven States Art League Annual Exhibition
General Exhibition (1941-46)
Texas print exhibition, Dallas (1943)
International Print exhibition, Elizabet Ney
Museum Austin (1943)
Annual Texas Artists Circuit Exhibition 1943
Honorable Mention, 1945, 1946 Honorable Mention, (1947)
All West Texas Exhibition Abilene Museum of
fine Arts (1946)
Corpus Christi Caller Times Annual Exhibition
Kansas City Missouri Art institute.
Museum of Fort Worth.
Creative art Club
States Art League
Fine Arts association