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Ruth Sturgeon

 (1883 - 1940)
Ruth (Barnett) Sturgeon was active/lived in California, Kansas.  Ruth Sturgeon is known for Painter, etcher, craftsperson, teacher.

Biography   Ruth Sturgeon


Born Sterling, Oct. 21, 1883. Painter. Etcher. Craftsman. Teacher. Pupil of Louisa Card Catlin; George Senseney; Harry born Shell. Art instructor at 509 Schweiter Building, bd. 429 N. Lawrence Av., Wichita; lived in Crookston, MN, 1917; Council Bluffs, IA, 1921; summers in Sterling.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Fielding, Mantle. Mantle Fielding’s Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers, with an Addendum containing Corrections and Additional Material on the Original Entries. Compiled by James F. Carr. New York: James F. Carr Publ., 1965.; American Art Annual. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1898-1947 14/ 18/ 20. Wichita City Directory (1877; 1878; 1881; 1883; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1894; 1896; 1898-99; 1900; 1902; 1903-04; 1904-05; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934) 1912; Collins, Jim, and Glenn B. Opitz, eds. Women Artists in America: 18th Century to the Present (1790-1980). Rev. and enl. ed. Poughkeepsie, N.Y.: Apollo, 1980.; Dawdy 3: Dawdy, Doris Ostrander. Artists of the American West: A Biographical Dictionary. Volume 3. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1985..

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.   ...  Displaying 1562 of 1663 characters.

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