(1912 - 1956)
Peggy Strong was active/lived in Washington, California, Oregon. Peggy Strong is known for regionalist mural, figurative and expressionist painter.
Biography Peggy Strong
A prominent regionalist artist in Washington state during the
Depression of the 1930s, Peggy Strong did both figurative realism and
abstract, expressionist painting. She also was a muralist.
She was born in Tacoma, studied at the Annie Wright Seminary and in
Tacoma with Alice Engley Beek. In addition she attended the
Universtiy of Washington and studied in Detroit and New York
City. Among her teachers were Mark Tobey, Frederick Taubes and
Her murals were The Saga of Wenatchee (1939) for the Wenatchee Post Office, which is now the North Central Washington Museum; Circus Themes (1943) for the Naval Officers Club in Dutch Harbor, Alaska; and Paul Bunyan Themes and
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