Margaret Evelyn Whittemore
(1897 - 1983)
Margaret Evelyn Whittemore was active/lived in Kansas, Florida. Margaret Whittemore is known for western-theme painting, historical illustration and woodblocks.
Biography Margaret Evelyn Whittemore
Graphic artist, Margaret Whittemore was born into a family of Washburn College teachers on September 7, 1897, in Topeka, Kansas, growing up there. Her father, Luther D. Whittemore was a professor of Latin and education, and her mother Frances Davis Whittemore was director of the art department. The artist-to-be studied, naturally enough, at Washburn (today a University) from 1915-1919, receiving her degree.
From 1920-1923, she studied graphic arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois. In 1927, she taught art at Bethany College, in Lindsborg, Kansas. From 1928-1935, she edited the national publication of the honorary art fraternity Delta Phi Delta, The Palette.
Whittemore moved from Topeka to Kissimm
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