(1892 - 1980)
Sybil Davis Emerson was active/lived in California, Massachusetts, Oregon. Sybil Emerson is known for painting, children's book illustration, sculpture, mural.
Biography Sybil Emerson
Sybil Davis Emerson, painter, sculptor, muralist, writer and educator
was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1892. She attended Ohio
State University, where she earned her Bachelors in Art and Science;
the Art Students League in New York; and the Académie Falguiere.
She studied with Armin Hansen and Clayton Sumner Price in
Monterey. In California she was a resident of Pasadena (1918-19)
and San Francisco (1922-24), where she taught at Lowell High School,
before moving to Berkeley in 1932.
Around 1940 Emerson was living in New York City. Later she
settled in State College, Pennsylvania where she taught art education
at Pennsylvania State University from 1942 to 1956. During this time
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