Elizabeth Wyn (Hahn) Wood
(1903 - 1966)
Elizabeth Wyn (Hahn) Wood was active/lived in Ontario / Canada. Elizabeth Wood is known for monument and landscape structure sculpture, relief carving, teaching.
Biography Elizabeth Wyn (Hahn) Wood
Elizabeth Wyn Wood was born in Orillia, Ontario in 1903. She studied at the Ontario College of Art, Toronto, specializing in sculpture in her postgraduate year (1926). She married her sculptor instructor Emanuel Hahn in 1926, and later studied one year at the Art Students League*, New York.
In 1930 she won the Willingdon Arts Award for sculpture. She attended the first general assembly of UNESCO in Paris in 1946 supported by the Canadian Government.
Her contact with the glaciated formations and landscapes of Georgian Bay and Muskoka during her childhood influenced her work and turned her sculpture to the Canadian landscape.
She was founding member of the Sculptors' Society of Canada in 1928 an
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