Sue Jean Hill Covacevich-Boys
(1905 - 1998)
Sue Jean Hill Covacevich-Boys was active/lived in Kansas, Colorado / Mexico. Sue CovacevichBoys is known for easel and mural painting, teaching, art therapy, prints.
Biography Sue Jean Hill Covacevich-Boys
Born Wellington, Feb. 14, 1905 and died 1998, Sue Jean Covacevich-Boys
was a painter, teacher, lecturer, and art therapist. She received
a diploma in painting in 1927 from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas
where she was a student of Birger Sandzén.
She earned a BA from Southwestern College in 1945 and received an MA
from Colorado State College, Greeley in 1950. She was a teacher at
Southwestern University, Winfield and head of the art department.
She lived and taught in Mexico for 12 years where she studied with
Diego Rivera and worked at the San Carlos Art School of National
University. She taught art at Derby High School and extension
classes for Kansas State University, Manhattan.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
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; Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; WKDC (Kansas Artists, compiled by Woman’s Kansas Day Club. January 29, 1964. Typed Manuscript.); Arts in Kansas N.P.: American Association of University Women. Kansas Division. 1958; Belden, Dorothy. “Kansas Artists Known in World”, in Wichita Eagle Beacon, Jan. 29, 1978. p. 12K; Wichita Eagle (Nov. 2, 1947); Beach; Sandzén archives; TPL
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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