(1897 - 1988)
Kathleen Blackshear was active/lived in Illinois, Texas. Kathleen Blackshear is known for modernist figure and rural genre painting, graphics, teaching.
Biography Kathleen Blackshear
BLACKSHEAR, KATHLEEN (1897-1988). Kathleen Blackshear, artist and teacher, was born in Navasota, Texas, on June 6, 1897, the daughter of Edward Duncan and May (Terrell) Blackshear and the great-granddaughter of Thomas E. Blackshear. She attended public schools in Navasota and began studying art and music in her early teens. After graduating from Navasota High School in 1914, she earned a bachelor of arts degree from Baylor University, where she contributed to the idea of establishing the Armstrong Browning Library. A photograph of Kathleen Blackshear was placed in the cornerstone of the Browning Library in 1950. After college she spent a year studying at the Art Students League in New York City. From 1918 to 1924 she worked in various teach
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