(1900 - 1992)
Mary Earley was active/lived in New York, Illinois. Mary Earley is known for painting, post office mural.
Biography Mary Earley
Mary Earley, 1900-1992
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, as a young girl Mary moved with her family to Chicago. After two years of college in the East, she went to New York City and attended the Art Students League, where she studied with painters Kenneth Hays Miller and Kimon Nicolaides and mural painter William Palmer.
Earley traveled to Italy to study frescoes by the Italian masters and mosaics in Pompeii; she also visited Mexico, touring Mayan ruins and seeing the work of Orozco and Rivera. She made several trips to Cuba.
In 1934 she and her husband built a house in Woodstock. She joined the Sawkill Group, and she had a one-woman show there in 1937.
In 1939, she won a 48-states mural painting competition sponsor
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