(1900 - 1989)
Virginia True was active/lived in Colorado, Massachusetts, Missouri. Virginia True is known for landscape, cowboys, and mining town painting, murals, teaching.
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Biography Virginia True
Virginia True, painter and teacher, was born in St. Louis, Missouri on February 7, 1900 and grew up there and in Hannibal, Missouri where she attended high school. In 1918, she enrolled in the John Herron Art Institute at Indianapolis and winning scholarships for three years, was a pupil of William Forsyth. (In 1931, she completed credits for a BA degree from the Herron Institute). Other influenctial art teachers were Daniel Garber, R S Meryman, Hugh Breckenridge and Charles Grafly.
In 1925 True earned a scholarship to attend the Pennsylvania Academy for one year, and for the succeeding four years was a private teacher at Shortridge High School in Indianapolis.
Then she moved to Boulder Colorado, where she taught
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