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Artists Biographies

Ted Mundorff (1910-1969)

Ted Mundorff

Born in Pennsylvania in 1910, Ted Mundorff traveled as a child to Hawaii, where he was educated at the prestigious private school of Punahou in Honolulu.

Upon graduation, he returned to the mainland and painted cars for the Ford Motor Company in Detroit, before moving to Los Angeles, where he designed greeting cards for Hallmark.

Returning to Hawaii in 1936, he started a career as painter, illustrator, and cartoonist, eventually opening his "Hawaiian Pallet" studio in Honolulu. Mundorff earned respect as an artist whose interpretations of local tropical flowers are as popular today as they were at the time of their creation.

Like so many talents of the time, he employed the then new and revolutionary airbrush technique to achieve the soft blends and beautiful tonal shading that medium affords.

Ted Mundorff died in November 1969, leaving a legacy of romantic botanical studies that are eagerly sought after today by a new generation of collectors.

Vintage Hawaiian Collection

Ted Mundorff Collection

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Hawaiian Bird of Paradise - Giclée Art Prints & Posters 11 options available

$12.98 - $199.98

Hawaiian Pink Hibiscus - Giclée Art Prints & Posters

Hawaiian Pink Hibiscus

Airbrush Art by Ted Mundorff, c.1940's

11 options available

$12.98 - $199.98

Pink Plumeria - Giclée Art Prints & Posters

Pink Plumeria

Original print from "In An Old Hawaiian Garden" by Ted Mundorff, 1947

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$12.98 - $199.98

Hawaii Night Blooming Cereus - Giclée Art Prints & Posters

Hawaii Night Blooming Cereus

Vintage Hawaiian print from early 1940's, by Ted Mundorff

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$12.98 - $199.98

Hawaiian Pink Orchid - Giclée Art Prints & Posters

Hawaiian Pink Orchid

Ted Mundorff, Airbrush c.1940's

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$12.98 - $199.98

Hawaiian White Ginger - Giclée Art Prints & Posters

Hawaiian White Ginger

Ted Mundorff, Airbrush c.1940's

11 options available

$12.98 - $199.98