(1898 - 1994)
Dolores Gaston Runbeck was active/lived in Kansas. Dolores Runbeck is known for floral still life, landscape and religious painting, abstract expression.
Biography Dolores Runbeck
Born in Atchison, Kansas in 1898 and died in 1994, Dolores Runbeck was a painter who specialized in floral still lifes, landscapes, religious and symbolic compositions, portraits, and expressionistic abstracts.
She studied at Bethany College, Lindsborg with Birger Sandzén and at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Chicago School of Applied Art, the Art Students League and was a pupil of Arthur Guptill, Frederick Taubes, Harry Sternberg, and Frank Reilly.
She taught at Bethany College from 1926-1929 then established her studio in Lindsborg.
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.; Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951); 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; Arts in Kansas N.P.: American Association of University Women. Kansas Division. 1958; 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.) 1930, 1939-40; Sandzén files; 100 Years of Art
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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