(1896 - 1991)
Elizabeth Olds was active/lived in New York, Florida, Minnesota. Elizabeth Olds is known for lithographs, Depression-era genre.
Biography Elizabeth Olds
Best known for her lithographs addressing social issues, Elizabeth Olds was committed to the idea that art is democratic and should be within the intellectual and physical reach of all the people. She was also an artist in residence at the Yaddo and McDowell artist's colonies, lived on Long Island and moved to Florida in 1971.
She lived to the age of ninety-five and was born in Minneapolis and attended the School of Art there. Then she won a scholarship to the Art Students League in New York City, where she stayed three years and was much under the influence of her teacher, George Luks, and other Social Realists.
In 1925, she went to Europe and the next year became the first woman to win a Guggenheim Fellowship, which she use
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