Steinfeldt, Cecilia NeuheiseI (Mrs. Eric Steinfeldt), born 1915.
San Antonio. Painter, illustrator, graphic artist, administrator, teacher, art historian, writer, craftswoman.
Born in Montello, Wisconsin, Steinfeldt studied at the art school of the Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, under Ruby DuGosh, Rudolph Staffel, Carlos Merida, and Henry Lee McFee.
Steinfeldt joined the staff of the Witte in 1926, became museum curator in 1960, and was senior curator in the 1990s. She taught at the Witte and authored several works relating to Texas artists and collections, including Texas Folk Art: One Hundred Fifty Years of the Southwestern Tradition (Austin: Texas Monthly Press. 1981) and Art for History's Sake: The Texas Collection of the Witte Museum (Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1993). Steinfeldt resides in San Antonio with her husband, Eric Steinfeldt.
San Antonio Local Artists Annual Exhibition 1932, 1935-37, 1938-39 honorable mentions, 1940, 1942 award, 1943-44, 1957, 1959, 1962 award)
Texas Centennial Exposition, Dallas (1936)
Annual Texas Artists Exhibition, Fort Worth (1936-37)
Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio (1937 one-woman)
Greater Texas and Pan-American Exposition, Dallas (1937)
Annual Southeast Texas Artists Exhibition, Houston (1937, 1938 honorable mention, 1939)
Golden Jubilee Exposition, State Fair of Texas, Dallas (1938)
San Antonio Printmakers, Witte Memorial Museum (1938)
Annual Texas Artists Circuit Exhibition (1938, 1942-43, 1945)
Annual Exhibition of the State Fair of Texas, Dallas (1939)
Southwest Texas State Teachers College, San Marcos (1939)
Southern States Art League Annual Exhibition (1939-41, 1943)
Texas General Exhibition (1940, 1942, 1944)
Corpus Christi Caller-Times Annual Exhibition (1944)
River Art Group, San Antonio (1948-1949)
Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio
Witte Museum, San Antonio
High Museum of Art, Atlanta
San Antonio Art League; San Antonio
Falk; Mallett, Supplement; Who's Who in American Art 1-3
Texas Artists Files, Witte Museum, San Antonio.