(1883 - 1912)
Emily Clayton Bishop was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland. Emily Bishop is known for sculptor-often relief, drawing.
Biography Emily Bishop
Born in Smithsburg, Maryland, Emily Bishop enrolled at the Maryland Institute School of Art in Baltimore at age sixteen. She graduated in 1904 and entered the Pennsylvania Academy on a scholarship and studied with William Merritt Chase. He found her work "so full of force and originality" that he showed it to students in New York.
She traveled in England, Holland, Italy and Greece on two Cresson scholarships from the Pennsylvania Academy, and by 1908, had her own studio in Paris. In Philadelphia, she graduated from the Academy in 1911, and then shared a studio with Beatrice Fenton and won many commissions for bas reliefs, friezes and sculptures for public buildings including the Academy of Music in Philadelphia. Between 1907 to 1913
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