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Pansy Dawes

 (1883 - 1948)
Pansy Yolanda Dawes was active/lived in Kansas, Colorado.  Pansy Dawes is known for landscape.

Biography   Pansy Dawes


Born Clay Center, Oct. 7, 1885 (1883?); died Colorado Springs, CO, Oct. 16, 1948. Painter, specialized in landscape. Teacher. Grew up in Clay Center then moved to Leavenworth in 1897 where she graduated from high school. Studied art in Chicago. Taught art in Kansas City from 1914-6, at Clay County Normal Institute in 1917, and then at Colorado Springs High School until 1939. Pupil of Birger Sandzén & Emma M. Church.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Lawrence City Directory (1860-61; 1866; 1868; 1871; 1872; 1873-74;1875-76; 1879; 1883; 1886; 1888; 1890-1891; 1893-94; 1896; 1898; 1900-01; 1902-03; 1905; 1907; 1908-09; 1911; 1913-14; 1915; 1917; 1919; 1923; 1925-26; 1927-28; 1929-30; 1932) 1903-04; Dawdy 2: Dawdy, Doris Ostrander. Artists of the American West: A Biographical Dictionary. Volume 2. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1981.; Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936- v.1=1936-37 v.3= 1941-42 v.2=1938-39 v.4=1940-47. 1; Midwestern Artists’ Exhibition (Kansas City: Kansas City Art Institute, 1920-1942 Mines, Cynthia. For the Sake of Art: The Story of an Art Movement in Kansas. s.l. Mines, 1979.) 1935; AskArt, www.askart.com, accessed Sept. 2, 2005; Sandzén files; Kovinick, Phil and Marian Yoshiki-Kovinick. An Encyclopedia of Women Artists of the American West. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998.

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.



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