Sister Marie-Teresa MacKey
Sister Marie-Teresa MacKey was active/lived in Minnesota. Sister MarieTeresa MacKey is known for portrait painting, teaching.
Biography Sister Marie-Teresa MacKey
A member of The Sisters of St. Joseph, Sister Marie-Teresa, whose secular name was Frances Mackey, was a resident nun of the Holy Angels in Richfield, Minnesota in the 1930s and 40s. She had previously chaired the Art Department at the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, and as one of the founders of the college in 1904-1905, her self portrait is a part of the Colleges collection of art depicting the founders. Previous to that she had been an instructor at St. Agatha's Conservatory of Music and Arts in St. Paul, where one of her students was the young Lillian Turnblad, whose family owned the thirty three room mansion in Minneapolis, which later became the Swedish Institute.
Sister Marie Teresa, at the young Lillian's request
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