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Gladys Bate

 (1877 - 1944)
Gladys L Bate was active/lived in Kansas, Iowa.  Gladys Bate is known for illustration, ceramics, weaving, teaching.

Biography   Gladys Bate


Born in Iowa, Gladys L. Bate was a ceramist, weaver, illustrator and teacher.  She trained at the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Kansas, and Columbia University She studied with Glenn Lukens and with Margit Ljunggren.

Bate was supervisor of art education in Wichita and taught at the Art Institute of Chicago.  She was instructor in Design from 1925-27, and Assistant in Design in 1940- 41 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Festival of Kansas Arts and Crafts. Catalog: Arts and Crafts of Kansas: an Exhibition held in Lawrence, Feb. 18-22, 1948 in the Community Building. Lawrence: World Co., 1948 (por); Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951); Midwestern Artists’ Exhibition (Kansas City: Kansas City Art Institute, 1920-1942 Mines, Cynthia. For the Sake of Art: The Story of an Art Movement in Kansas. s.l. Mines, 1979.) 1926; KU Archives File (Faculty & Staff at the University of Kansas, card catalog file located in the Spencer Research Library) (Faculty & Staff at the University of Kansas, card catalog file located in the Spencer Research Library); Reinbach, Edna, comp. “Kansas Art and Artists”, in Collections of the Kansas State Historical Society. v. 17, 1928. p. 571-585., Edna, comp. “Kansas Art and Artists”, in Collections of the Kansas State Historical Society. v. 17, 1928. p. 571-585.

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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