(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 in New York City from 1916-17 studying with Clarence White and Max Webber, who taught the revolutionary idea that 'photography was art.' 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, and she taught photography at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center in 1940-1941.
During World War II, beginnin
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