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Amy S Donaldson

 (1893 - 1987)
Amy S. Donaldson was active/lived in California.  Amy Donaldson is known for painter, ceramicist.

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Amy S. Donaldson


Born in San Francisco, CA on Jan. 2, 1893. While at the University of Denver, Donaldson began studying art at the Reed Art School. During her youth she spent much of her leisure in San Diego where her grandparents resided. After settling there in 1926, she studied oil painting with Alfred Mitchell and watercolor with Brandt and Sheets. In the mid-1940s she turned her attention to pottery and became well known nationally as a ceramist. In 1967 she stopped working in ceramics. She died in Chula Vista, CA on Jan. 28, 1987. Exh: GGIE, 1939; Allied Craftsmen of San Diego, 1967. In: Carville (Louisiana) Naval Hospital.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
San Diego Evening Tribune, 12-1-1967; Death record.

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About  Amy S. Donaldson

Born:  1893 - San Francisco, California
Died:   1987 - Chula Vista, California
Known for:  painter, ceramicist