Faye Swengel Badura
(1904 - 1991)
Faye Swengel Badura was active/lived in Pennsylvania / Europe. Faye Badura is known for portrait, figure, landscape and still life painting.
Biography Faye Swengel Badura
New Hope Impressionist and Modernist painter, and wife of legendary frame-maker, Bernard "Ben" Badura, Faye Swengel was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
She began her art studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1923, under the tutelage of Daniel Garber. While there, she was put in charge of selecting Academy students to receive scholarships for studies at the Barnes Foundation. In 1926, she won the Academy's prestigious Cresson Traveling Scholarship for study in Europe and spent four months abroad in England, France and Italy. She also studied at the Barnes Foundation as well as with avant-garde modernist painter, Arthur Carles.
While at the Academy, Swengel met Ben Badura, a fellow ar
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