Browse Items (8 total)

  • Tags: Painter

CoganMartin - 01.jpg
A simple still life (perhaps deceptively so) includes as its ostensible objects a Grecian vase, flowers, and red grapes. Whether intentional or not, each element evokes a somewhat different artistic tradition: classical sculpture, informal nature in…

CPatterson.jpg
Artist best known for his landscape paintings is shown here at about age 28, in a yearbook photo from Monmouth College, IL. At the time Patterson was an "instructor of water color and drawing." He went on to teach at many other colleges to help…

Kadowaki--lighting.jpg
Motoichi "Roy" Kadowaki was a Japanese-American artist; four of his paintings are at the New Deal Gallery, Mt. Morris. What we know of him is that his vocation always had to be supported by a variety of service jobs deemed appropriate for Japanese in…

P1981_025_033_o2.jpg
Hondius (1891-1970), a New Deal Gallery artist, was born in Holland and fled Europe in 1915 amidst the Great War. He studied at Royal Academy in The Hague and the Laren Art Colony, then in New York at the Art Students League. He was known for his…

Inez Abernathy--cropped.jpg
Abernathy (1873-1956) was a landscape painter whose work is located at the New Deal Gallery, Mt. Morris. In order to support herself, she also was an art instructor at various colleges: Belmont College (TN), Stanford Female College (KY), Columbia…

Bena Frank & Ralph Mayer ca 1935.jpg
Bena Frank (1898-1991) was a painter whose work for the Federal Art Project is displayed at the New Deal Gallery, Mt. Morris. She was a founding member of the New York Society of Women Artists. In 1927 she married artist Ralph Mayer (1895-1979), a…

Biel:Gurr 1929.jpg
Joseph Biel (1891-1943) was a Jewish immigrant who had witness the pogroms of Bialystock, Russia; Lena Gurr (1897-1992), born in New York, was the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants. Both were painters committed to social justice who appear to…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2