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Martha Avey

 (1872 - 1943)
Martha Avey was active/lived in Oklahoma, Illinois.  Martha Avey is known for wildflowers, landscape, portrait.

Biography   Martha Avey

An art teacher in the Oklahoma City public school system as well as fine-art painter, Martha Avey worked in oils and watercolors to depict wildflowers, portraits, and many landscapes in her region as well as in Europe.

She grew up in Illinois and by the age of ten, had memorized all the varieties of wildflowers in her area and made watercolor sketches of them. In 1892, she moved to Oklahoma with her family. She took art training in New York City at Columbia University and in Chicago at the Art Institute.

She developed an art program for the Oklahoma City public school system and became the city's first art supervisor in 1906. However, family illness caused her to retire. In 1925, she organized an art curriculum at Oklahoma Cit   ...  Displaying 750 of 1030 characters.

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