Hallie Helena Davis
(1896 - 1972)
Hallie Helena Davis was active/lived in West Virginia, Maryland. Hallie Davis is known for sculpture, painting.
Biography Hallie Helena Davis
This following biography was researched, compiled, and written by Geoffrey K. Fleming, Executive Director, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV.
HALLIE HELENA DAVIS (March 8, 1896 – January 15, 1972)
Sculptor and painter. Born in Piedmont, Mineral County, West Virginia, the daughter of Florence Inez Murphy (1855 – 1947) and Jonathan Wright Wilson Davis (1856 – 1919), a butcher in Piedmont. Born with an artistic bent, Davis began experimenting with drawing and sculpting when she was just a small child.
Davis grew up in a family with very limited means and to fund her studies her brother George (1889 – 1962) helped her organize a door-to-door fudge business at the age of ten, from which she could d
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