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Verna Peck

 (born 1889)
Verna Johnston Peck was active/lived in Missouri, Kansas.  Verna Peck is known for Painter, teacher.

Biography   Verna Peck

Verna Johnston Peck (Mrs. W. C. Peck) was born February 23, 1889 in Hutchinson, Kansas.  She studied at Southwestern College and the Univ. of Wichita.  Earned a BFA at the Kansas City Art Institute.  Was a pupil of Grace Raymond, Clayton Henri Staples, and Thomas Hart Benton.  Lived in Kansas City in 1953.

Member: Mid-American Artists; Greater Kansas City Art Assoc.

Awards: Kansas State Fair, 1940, 1942; Missouri State Fair, 1955, 1960, 1961; Plaza Art Fair, 1960.

Collections: Mid-America Art Gallery.

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936-1962.

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.

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