Jessie Hull Mayer
(1910 - 2009)
Jessie Hull Mayer was active/lived in Indiana, Connecticut. Jessie Mayer is known for landscape and floral still-life, muralist-genre.
Biography Jessie Hull Mayer
Known for her murals as a WPA artist during the Depression era,
Jessie Mayer was also a fine-art painter, active both in Indiana and her birth state of Connecticut. She
was married to Henrik Mayer (1908-1972), whom she had met when she was
a student at the Yale School of Fine Arts. Both were much
influenced by Eugene Savage, who was on the Yale faculty and was a highly
The couple married in 1932 shortly after Jessie received her Yale Fine
Arts Degree, having attended the school on a Weir Scholarship. They began their married life in New York City where
Henrik got a commission of designing and decorating the Cosmopolitan
Club. Jessie assisted him, and according to the artist, they
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