(1901 - 2002)
Quita Brodhead was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Delaware. Quita Brodhead is known for portrait and mural painting, abstraction.
Biography Quita Brodhead
An instructor of painting at Bryn Mawr College and long-time active in the Philadelphia area art community as a portrait and abstract painter, Quita Brodhead was honored in 2001 with a special exhibition by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts for her centennial birthday. The show traced her career from representational portraiture to abstract imagery.
Brodhead was born in Wilmington, Delaware. She studied in Paris at the Academy de la Grande Chaumiere and with Alexander Archipenko. She entered the Pennsylvania Academy in 1919 and left the school in 1925 when her chief mentor, Arthur Carles, departed. Her career began in 1929 when she was commissioned to paint the murals of St. John's Episcopal Church in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvani
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