Larry Charles Coultrip was born in Sandusky Ohio, December 13, 1938. The son (oldest of 3 boys, 2 girls) of Dorothy and Donald
Coultrip. He attended Central Michigan University as an art major, then continued on to finish his degree in painting at Cranbrook.
He finished an additional Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design, at Art Center College of Design, formerly in LA California.
He worked for Dow Corning, designing packaging and displays; New Center Studio,
in Detroit as a designer. After moving to Philadelphia, and later to Connecticut,
he continued, his career with New York artist representatives, illustrating, painting,and designing.
Larry was also a respected historian, and antiquarian. He enjoyed skiing, sailing, british cars, music, and plucking on his
olde banjo. Tragically he passed away after a battle with cancer in 1998, at
age 59. His legacy lives on through his daughter, two grandsons; and his fine
art. Later in the year we will offer a specially printed book of his art, industrial designs,
and the thought process behind them. Visit our Fine Art Prints page to order the two large watercolors
on paper completed circa 1991. We are pleased to offer them as limited editions.