(1868 - 1957)
Celine Swarts Baekeland was active/lived in New York, Ohio, Florida / Belgium. Celine Baekeland is known for landscape, coastal view and still-life painting, magazine illustration.
Biography Celine Baekeland
Celine Baekeland was an accomplished artist in Yonkers, New York and co-founder of Prospect House, an after-school program emphasizing the arts for children of working parents. Her motto was "bathe them, feed them and give them exposure and experience in the arts." Her own children attended many performances and exhibitions, according to granddaughter Celine. Prospect Settlement House was at 11 Jefferson Street from 1908 until 1910, 53 Buena Vista Avenue from 1911 - 1913 and at 49 Buena Vista Avenue (Teutonia Hall) from 1914 until the early 1930's.
Celine Baekeland died on February 27, 1957 in Coconut Grove, Florida, in the home she and her husband bought that had belonged to William Jennings Bryan, whose campaign banner hung in Gett
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