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Florence Bartley Smithburn

female 1904-1988
Era:
20th Century
Life city:
New Augusta, IN
Teachers:
W. Forsyth
R. Lahey
H. Sternberg
G.P. Ennis
Styles:
Etchings
Figures
Paintings
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Florence Bartley was born in New Augusta, IN in 1904 and attended the John Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis from 1922-1926. While there, she studied with William Forsyth and Paul Hadley. She participated in numerous solo and group shows in Indianapolis and Chicago during the 1920s, many hosted by the Indiana State Fair and the John Herron Art Institute.

In 1930, she moved to New York with her husband. While there, Florence studied with George Pearse Ennis at the Grand Central School of Art, and Richard Lahey and Harry Sternberg at the Art Students League in New York. Florence and her husband moved to Africa while he searched the yellow-fever virus for the Rockefeller Research Institute. They lived in Uganda from 1938 to 1948. While there, Florence spent her time painting scenes of native life.

Source: Skirting the Issue, by Newton and Weiss

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