(1891 - 1980)
Laura Gilpin was active/lived in Colorado, New Mexico. Laura Gilpin is known for commercial photography, southwest scenes.
Biography Laura Gilpin
Born Colorado Springs, CO, 1891 and died Santa Fe, NM, Nov. 30, 1979, Laura Gilpin was a photographer. She attended the Clarence H. White School from 1916-17 studying with Clarence White and Max Webber. In 1918, she took a post-graduate class with Anton Bruehl on photogravure process. She had her first one-person exhibition in 1924.
Between 1926 and 1930 she taught photography at the Chappell School of Art in Denver, Colorado. She was staff photographer in 1933 for the Central City Opera House Association in Colorado. Gilpin taught photography at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center in 1940-1941.
During World War II, beginning in November 1942, Gilpin worked in Kansas as a
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Heller, Jules, and Nancy Heller. North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: Garland, 1995.; Sandweiss, Martha A. Laura Gilpin:An Enduring Grace. (Fort Worth: Amon Carter Museum, 1986);
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.
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