Anna Fay (Hanson) Albin
(1880 - 1954)
Anna Fay (Hanson) Albin was active/lived in Nebraska. Anna Albin is known for handloom weaving, landscape painting, college teaching.
Biography Anna Fay (Hanson) Albin
Anna Fay Hanson Albin
1880 Berea, Kentucky – 1954 Lincoln, Nebraska
Anna Albin applied special creativity to handloom weaving in a way that led people to regard weaving as a fine art. A major factor in this revised view was her energetic participation in exhibitions such as with the Omaha Society of Fine Arts beginning in the mid 1920s. In Lincoln in November 1922, an exhibition at the University of Nebraska Library had one display case devoted to weaving by Anna Albin and Blanche Garten. A reviewer for The Lincoln Star, November 19 edition, wrote of their entries: “The weaving is done on foot power looms in the same manner that it was done in our grandmother’s time.” The description continued with a listing of items includ
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