Morris Kantor (1896-1974)
Morris Kantor, born in Russia, was the husband of fellow Clarkstown artist, Martha Ryther. Kantor was a student as well as a teacher at The Art Students League of New York. He is the recipient of multiple awards, including the Logan Medal at the Art Institute of Chicago, and his colorful works are exhibited at museums such as the MoMA, the Met, the Denver Art Museum, the Whitney, and many more. Kantor passed in 1974 after living on South Mountain Road in New City with his wife.