Kate Freeman Clark
(1875 - 1957)
Kate Freeman Clark was active/lived in Mississippi, New York. Kate Clark is known for Plein-aire landscape painting.
Biography Kate Freeman Clark
Kate Freeman Clark was the daughter of Edward Clark, an attorney in Vicksburg, Mississippi and Cary Freeman Clark, a descendant of the politically prominent Walthall family of Holly Springs. Shortly after her father's death in 1885, she enrolled in the Gardiner Institute, a finishing school for girls. Exploring the art section of the 1893 World Columbian Exposition* in Chicago played a role in Kate's decision to pursue a career as an artist.
In 1894, she enrolled in the Arts Students League* in New York where she studied under John H. Twachtman, Irving Wiles and William Merritt Chase. In 1896, for the first of six consecutive summers, Kate Freeman Clark, painting en plein aire, attended Chase's outdoor painting classes at Shi
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