Good evening Jennifer, I have a possible match for your artist. The one that comes closest in style, technique and composition is:
Clifton A. WHEELER (1883-1953)
Birth place: Hadley, IN
Addresses: Indianapolis 19, IN
Profession: Painter, teacher
Studied: John Herron Art Inst.; Columbia Univ.; Butler Univ.; & with William Forsyth, William Chase, Robert Henri; Europe.
Exhibited: AWCS; PAFA Ann., 1926, 1929; GGE 1939; WFNY 1939; VMFA, 1938; Indiana Art Club; Hoosier Salon; John Herron AI; Swope Gal. Art; annually in local & regional exhibs. Awards: Richmond (IN), 1917 (prize); Herron AI, 1921 (prize), 1923 (prize); Indiana AA, 1924 (prize); Franklin College, 1926 (prize); Rector Mem. prize, 1927, 1932; Indiana Univ., 1928 (prize).
Member: Indiana AC.
Work: John Herron AI; Swope Art Gal.; Purdue Univ.; De Pauw Univ.; Indiana Univ.; Ball State College: murals, Indianapolis City Hospital, Arsenal Tech. H.S., ***** *****ks Hall, Indianapolis, IN; Thorntown (IN) Public Library; Mooresville (IN) Public Library; Rose Polytechnic Inst., Terre Haute; Syracuse (IN) Public Library; St. Joseph's Convent, Tipton (IN); Circle Theatre, Indianapolis.
Comments: Married daugher of art director for Century Magazine and lived in Irvington section of Indianapolis which was an art colony in the 1930s. Positions: instructor, John Herron Art Inst.; teacher, Shortridge H.S., Indianapolis.
Sources: WW53; WW47; Gerdts, Art Across America, vol. 2: 270; Falk, Exh. Record Series.