Cornelia MacIntyre Foley was born in Honolulu, HI on Jan. 31, 1909. Cornelia MacIntyre began her art training under Luquiens at the University of Hawaii, continued at the University of Washington, and spent two years in London at the Slade School as a pupil of Henry Tonks. From London, she returned to Hawaii to marry Paul Foley, a lieutenant in the Navy. During 1937-41 the couple lived in Long Beach, CA and Seattle, WA in 1941-42. Mrs. Foley lived in Manhasset, Long Island, NY until shortly before her death at the home of her daughter in Severna, MD on Jan. 18, 2010. Her oils and acrylics include portraits and landscapes.
Exh: Honolulu PM, 1932-36 (prizes); NW PM, 1934, 1936, 1938; Honolulu Academ
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