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Ruby Newby

 (1886 - 1952)
Ruby Warren Newby was active/lived in Florida, Kansas.  Ruby Newby is known for modernist-leaning landscape, graphics.

Biography   Ruby Newby

Born Goff, July 28, 1886; died 1952. Painter, specialized in landscape. Teacher, Blockprinter. Studied at Southern College in Lakeland, Florida. Pupil of Everett Warner, Kathryn Cherry, R.P. Ensign, Ernest Watson, Will Taylor, Gustave Cimiatti, and Merlin Pease. Lived in Orlando, Florida. Directed the 261 Art Gallery, located at 261 N. Court, Tucson, AZ. Many of her papers are available at the Arizona Historical Society Library.

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Topeka Cap & Topeka J (Topeka Capital, Topeka J (aka Topeka J) newspapers—usually reports of the Kansas Artists Exhibition 1st= Topeka Cap Nov. 11, 1925 9th= Topeka J Nov. 11, 1933 2nd= Topeka Cap Nov. 10, 1926 10th= Topeka J Nov. 10, 1934 3rd= Topeka J Nov. 19, 1927 11th= Topeka J Jan. 7, 1936 4th= Topeka J Nov. 3, 1928 12th= Topeka J Nov. 11 & 14, 1936 5th= Topeka J Nov. 2, 1929 14th= Topeka J Jan. 22, 1938 6th= Topeka J Oct. 18 & Nov. 1, 1930 15th= Topeka J Mar. 10, 1939 7th= Topeka J Oct. 24, 1931 16th= Topeka J Feb. 2 & 10, 1940 8th= Topeka J Oct. 22, 1932 17th= Topeka J Mar. 8 & 17, 1941) 10-27-29, American Art Annual. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1898-194724, Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936- v.1=1936-37 v.3= 1941-42 v.2=1938-39 v.4=1940-47.1, Dawdy 2: Dawdy, Doris Ostrander. Artists of the American West: A Biographical Dictionary. Volume 2. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1981.; AskArt,, accessed Dec. 21, 2005; Dreier, Katherine Sophie. The Leon Carroll Memorial Exhibition and Flower Paintings by Ruby Warren Newby. (Springfield, MA: George Walter Vincent Smith Art Gallery, 1940.

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.

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