Franc Root McCreery
(1888 - 1957)
Franc Root McCreery was active/lived in New York, Kansas. Franc McCreery is known for portrait, illustrator.
Biography Franc Root McCreery
Born Dodge City, 1888; d. Buffalo, NY, Oct. 31, 1957. Illustrator. Painter, specialized in portraits. Designer. Teacher. Studied at the Students School of Art, Denver, CO, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Buffalo (NY) School of Fine Arts. Pupil of John H. Vanderpoel, Henry Read, and Louis Wilson. She was a costume designer for Buffalo Players, Inc. She was an instructor at the Buffalo School of Fine Arts and at the University of Buffalo in 1921. She illustrated three children's' books by author Jane Abbott.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
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This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.