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Mary Meigs

 (1917 - 2002)
Mary Meigs was active/lived in Massachusetts, Quebec / Canada.  Mary Meigs is known for landscape and portrait painting, writing.

Biography   Mary Meigs

A landscape and portrait painter, illustrator, and writer on feminist* subjects, Mary Meigs was born in Philadelphia into an upper class family.  She grew up in Washington DC, worked in Pennsylvania, but lived most of her life in Montreal, Canada.  Of her life in two countries, it was written in her obituary that "she was fully at home artistically in both official cultures."

She attended Bryn Mawr College where she later taught English literature and creative writing.  During World War II, she was a WAVE for the United States Navy.  Following that, she studied art at the Art Students League* in New York City and had her first exhibition in 1950. 

She was openly lesbian and authored three books on the   ...  Displaying 750 of 5377 characters.

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