Student, La Grande Chaumiere, Colarossi, Paris, 1910-1915; student, Art Students' League, New York City, 1915-1916.
He was a 1933 Guggenheim Fellow. Bouche curated an art gallery in Wanamaker"s department store, from 1922 to 1926. He painted murals for the Pennsylvania Railroad, and Radio City Music Hall.\r\nHe designed club cars for the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Bouche was commissioned to paint murals at the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building and the Ellenville, New York post office. His art is held by the United States. State Department, the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and The Phillips Collection.\r\nHe taught at the Art Students League in New York, University of Cincinnati, and Drake University. His papers are held by the Archives of American Artist
Louis Bouche died on August 7, 1969, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Served in United States Naval Reserve, World War. Member National Academy of Design (secretary 1959, correspondent secretary 1963, instructor art school), National Institute Arts and Letters (vice president from 1959).
Married Marian Wright, November 26, 1921. Children: Jane, Michael (deceased).