Katherine Shubert-Kuniyoshi Schmidt
(1898 - 1978)
Katherine Shubert-Kuniyoshi Schmidt was active/lived in Rhode Island, New York, Florida, Ohio. Katherine Schmidt is known for landscape, still life and figure-genre painting.
Biography Katherine Shubert-Kuniyoshi Schmidt
“At the League my life began to take on a real meaning. I had a great hunger for friends and companionship as a natural reaction to my lonely wanderings. At the League I found the warmth and kindness which I sorely needed.”—Yasuo Kuniyoshi
Katherine Schmidt (1898–1978) was a vibrant young art student when she met Yasuo Kuniyoshi in 1917 in Kenneth Hayes Miller’s class at the Art Students League. As Schmidt recalled, “The Miller class combined [so that male and female students studied together], then we began to develop friends who remained our friends. . . . By the end of that year we had become very close; I was very interested in him.”
For Kuniyoshi, Schmidt was a galvanizing presence in the shy artist’s social life, and hi
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