(1883 - 1955)
Ada Gilmore Chaffee was active/lived in Massachusetts, Michigan. Ada Chaffee is known for color woodcut, still-life painting.
Biography Ada Chaffee
Although she focused on printmaking during much of career as an artist, Ada Gilmore Chaffee was also a painter.
Gilmore was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1883. Before reaching the
age of twelve, she and her three siblings became orphans. The four
children moved to Ireland where they were raised by their aunt in
Belfast. She first attended the Belfast School of Design, and later
studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. She received instruction from
Robert Henri, a painter and printmaker known for his portraits and
genre pieces, in 1912. Henri was also the instructor of Oliver
Newberry Chaffee, whom Gilmore later married during the 1920s.
Beginning in 1913, she obtained addi
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