Elizabeth Ethel (Ethyl) Mason
(1880 - 1953)
Elizabeth Ethel (Ethyl) Mason was active/lived in California, Colorado, Illinois. Elizabeth Mason is known for Native American sculpture, dioramas.
Biography Elizabeth Ethel (Ethyl) Mason
Known for her highly realistic and historically correct dioramas of
western aboriginal sites, for her historical landmarks and sculpture,
and for her professionalism as the Curator of the Santa Barbara
Historical Society, Elizabeth Mason was born in Jacksonville, Illinois
and raised in Denver. Her parents were William Lee Mason, a
jeweler, and Juliaette Mason.
She attended the Art Students League in New York as a painting student
of Arthur Dow and also studied jewelry design. Returning to
Colorado, she lived in Denver and Manitou Springs, working as an artist
and jewelry designer and in 1917 and 1918 as art teacher to disabled
World War I veterans. In 1920, she took a job in recreation at
the U.S. Army
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