(1859 - 1934)
Mary Cecilia Wheeler was active/lived in Montana, California, Ohio. Mary Wheeler is known for landscape, portrait and Indian figure painting.
Biography Mary Wheeler
Montana artist Mary Cecilia Wheeler was born January 6, 1859, in Columbus, Ohio. S he eventually became more interested in painting Western landscapes and mountains than her earlier portraits and figure studies. She was enterprising and courageous in seeking out precarious painting spots. Once, when she wanted to paint the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone at Artist's Point, she had someone tie her to a pine tree over-looking the canyon. Some subjects of her paintings include Wolf Creek; Great Falls of the Yellowstone; Old Baldy Elkhorn Mountains; The Three Quadrants, Yellowstone Park; and Tide at La Jolla. Wheeler also worked in leather, metals, and clay, carved in wood, and made block prints. Her work is in the
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