(1920 - 2009)
Shirley Kravitt was active/lived in Illinois, California / France. Shirley Kravitt is known for abstract painting.
Biography Shirley Kravitt
Shirley Kravitt was born in 1920 and grew up in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. She was initially taught to paint by her artist father, and she later attended the Art Institute of Chicago. At the age of 39, as wife and mother, she took her two young children to Europe for an extended stay to view and study art in the museums and churches. Ms. Kravitt sold her paintings to finance her stay.
In 1962, she attended the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where she was awarded a prize for best foreign artist in 1963. Ms. Kravitt won the Silver Medal of Paris in the International Salon of the Museum in Paris in 1964, as well as the gold medal of Athens at the International Exhibit in Greece
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