Wanda Sonia Glamzo Bilyieu
(1904 - 1999)
Wanda Sonia Glamzo Bilyieu was active/lived in New York, Florida. Wanda Bilyieu is known for floral still life, landscape.
Biography Wanda Sonia Glamzo Bilyieu
The following is from Paulette Velho, daughter of the artist, from Orlando, Florida:
My mother, Wanda Sonia Bilyieu (nee Glamzo b. 1904 d. 1999) came to America as a toddler in 1906 when her parents left Libau, Latvia, which was under Russian rule, for opportunities in America. Wanda grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated near the top of her high school class and became a graduate of the Parsons School of Applied and Fine Art in NYC. After her graduation, she began a 20-year career as a textile designer, and she also began a 70 year career as a painter. While living in New York's Greenwich Village in the early 1930s, Wanda became acquainted with the well-known Greenwich Village artist, Frank Di Gioia.
In the 1940s Wanda
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