Sister Jane Catherine Lauer
(1907 - 1988)
Sister Jane Catherine Lauer was active/lived in Ohio. Sister Jane Catherine Lauer is known for abstract still life, landscape and religious painting, teaching.
Chairman of the Art Department at Mary Manse College in Toledo, Ohio, Sister Jane Lauer, formerly Catherine Gavin Lauer, specialized in abstract oil and watercolor painting of landscapes, still life, townscapes and religious subjects. Some of her works were Cubist in style.
She was a member of the Convent of the Toledo Ursuline Order, beginning 1936, and served as a teacher at St. Ursula Academy and, from 1945, at the Mary Manse College until it closed in 1975. She then moved to the Ursuline Center, where she was Artist-in-Residence and had a studio at the Academy Convent on Indian Road. In 1978, she designed the crest for Reverend James R. Hoffman, when he was named Auxiliary Bishop of Toledo.
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