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Sarah (Edna M) Spurgeon

 (1903 - 1985)
Sarah (Edna M) Spurgeon was active/lived in Washington, Iowa.  Sarah Spurgeon is known for portrait painter, history, muralist, educator.

Biography   Sarah (Edna M) Spurgeon

A painter, muralist, and long-time professor of painting and drawing from 1939 to 1971 at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Edna Spurgeon was born in Iowa and received a Master's Degree at the University of Iowa in 1930.  She later taught there for four years and then did graduate work in art history at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

She was a part of the Federal Arts Project for the WPA in Iowa during the Depression of the 1930s and worked with Grant Wood on a mural, which is now in the Library at Iowa State University in Ames.  She also did a large-scale mural in Ginkgo Museum in Vantage, Washington; created painted tiles illustrating the history of tile-printing techniques for He   ...  Displaying 750 of 1524 characters.

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