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Mary Orwig Everett

 (1876 - 1948)
Mary Orwig Everett was active/lived in Iowa, California.  Mary Everett is known for landscape-coastal, portrait.

Biography   Mary Orwig Everett

Born in Mifflinburg, PA on Dec. 30, 1876, Mary Everett was the wife of Harry G. Everett. After studying with William Merritt Chase, and Charles Hawthorne, she was active in Des Moines, IA.

In 1919 she settled in southern California with her artist daughter, Louise Nimmo. Maintaining residences in Los Angeles and Laguna Beach, she exhibited locally and was active as an artist until her death in Los Angeles on June 28, 1948.

She authored the book, Universal Wave Lengths, which dealt with her own theories of creation.

Artland Club; Laguna Beach Art Association; American Federation of Arts

California Art Club, 1920-38;
Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles, 192

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Women of the West; Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); American Art Annual 1925-33; Who's Who in American Art 1936-47; California State Library (Sacramento); Women Artists of the American West; Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers (Fielding, Mantle); Los Angeles Times, 6-29-1948 (obituary).

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