Kate (Smith) Aplington
(1859 - 1928)
Kate (Smith) Aplington was active/lived in Kansas. Kate Aplington is known for painting, photography, teaching.
Biography Kate (Smith) Aplington
Aplington, Kate Adele (1859-1928)
Author and artist; born Sugar Grove, Illinois, March 1, 1859; daughter of Henry H. and Elizabeth M. (Deming) Smith; married Ottawa, Illinois, June 19, 1879, John Russell Aplington.
Teacher of painting 1879-1886; professional photographer, 1886-1900; received State Gold Medal in 1899 from photo association; art student and lecturer and founder of Kansas State Art Gallery since 1900.
Wrote the art lectures that accompany the Traveling Art Gallery; also novel: Pilgrims of the Plains.
General Federal Art Commission, P.E.O. chapter.
Vice-President Kansas Federation of Women’s Clubs.
Has made special in
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