(1908 - 1993)
Scribner (Polly Scribner) Ames was active/lived in New York, Illinois. Scribner Ames is known for mod portrait painting, sculpture, teaching.
Biography Scribner Ames
A painter, sculptor and teacher, Scribner Ames was born in Chicago,
Illinois in 1908. She received a Ph.D. from the University of
Chicago, and attended the school at the Art Institute of Chicago and
was a scholar at the Chicago School of Sculpture.
In addition to studies in Switzerland and Germany, she also studied
under Jose de Creeft and Hans Hofmann in New York City. During
her art career she held various art instruction positions at schools in
New York City and Chicago.
She was a member of the Arts Club of Chicago, The Oriental Institute,
Chicago Quadrangle Club, Chicago Archeological Institute and the
Ames held many solo exhibitions of her works in the United
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