May Todd Aaron
(1879 - 1967)
May Todd Aaron was active/lived in Oklahoma, Iowa, Illinois. May Todd Aaron is known for Native American genre and landscape painting.
Biography May Todd Aaron
One of Oklahoma's prominent artists, May Aaron was a long-time resident
of Pawhuska, where she married a physician and raised a family.
In the mid 1920s, she resumed her art career and did numerous Native
American genre* subjects, particularly the Osage tribe, as well as
landscapes of her state.
She was born in La Cellen and Gray
Horse, Indian Territory, and her father was the government physician to
the Osage in the 1890s. She took a correspondence course from a
Chicago school and briefly studied at Wichita, Kansas.
From 1900 to 1901, she attended the Chicago Art Institute* and then
returned to Pawhuska where she opened a studio. However, she took
time off to raise her family. Her husband died
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