Missouri

decade

1940s

1944

decade

1950s

1950

Hal Fischer is born in Kansas City, Missouri.

1950s 1952

Jim Nutt attends high school in St. Louis.

1953

Bruce Conner attends the Kansas City Art Institute one summer and takes classes in watercolor and oil painting.

late 1950s 1956

Jim Nutt briefly attends college at the University of Kansas, then the University of Pennsylvania, then Washington University in St. Louis. He eventually settles on the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), where he meets his future wife, Gladys Nilsson.

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