Primarily working in abstracts and collage, Ewell was a well-known local artist in Indian Hill, Ohio, until her death. Born in 1916 in Evanston, Illinois, she studied in Illinois and Ohio. Ewell was the daughter-in-law of artists Hazel Crow Ewell and James Cady Ewell.
She signed her works with both signature and monograms.
Marjorie Watson Ewell died in 1974.Sources: The Cincinnati Enquirer
, 2004 and Cincinnati Art Museum Artist Files
Information courtesy of Margaret Clawson.