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Aileen Shea

 (born 1911)
Aileen Ortlip Shea is active/lives in New York.  Aileen Shea is known for portrait painting, teaching.

Biography   Aileen Shea


A portrait painter and educator, Aileen Shea , along with her sister Marjorie Ortlip Stockin, initiated the Art Department in the 1930s at Houghton College in Houghton, New York. As teachers in the school, they involved their artist parents, Aimee and H. Willard Ortlip.

Aileen Shea also taught in the public schools of Wellsville, New York.

She studied at the National Academy of Design, the Sorbonne in Paris and with Leon Kroll, and Gifford Beal. She was a member of the National Art Club, and in 1955, received a Pulitzer Traveling Scholarship.

Work by this artist is in the Ortlip Gallery in the Center for the Arts at Houghton College.


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