(1881 - 1979)
Zulma (Parker) Steele was active/lived in Wisconsin, Vermont, New York. Zulma Steele is known for painting, pottery, printmaking, furniture design.
Biography Zulma Steele
A member of the Byrdcliffe Arts & Crafts colony, founded 1902 at Woodstock, New York, Zulma Steele-Parker designed furniture, books and her own line of pottery called "Zedware." She was among the first artists to live at the Byrdcliffe Colony, moving there in 1903, and with Edna Walker, she designed 'mission oak' furniture "on which she painted landscape and leaf designs, c. 1902-09." (Falk, 3153) Steele had close ties to Woodstock, because her ancestors were the Livingstons who founded the village and "were the first legal owners of the area." (Green, 176)
In Impressionist style, she, who was born in Wisconsin, showed much interest and affection for the landscape of her adopted state of New York. She painted sc
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