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Alice Fisher

 (1882 - 1973)
Alice R. Fisher was active/lived in Ohio, California, Florida, Michigan.  Alice Fisher is known for landscapes, floral still-lives.

Alice Fisher

Biography from the Archives of askART

The following information was submitted in May of 2006 by William Ellison.  He says: "Alice R. Fisher was my Great Aunt, on my mothers side.  She had an incredibly interesting life during her 94 years."

Alice Rogers was born March 18, 1882 on a farm near Owosso, Michigan.  After a number of years her family moved to Sandusky, Ohio.  In 1906 Alice Rogers married Clarence A. Fisher, and moved to Canton, Ohio, where they lived for 27 years, until Mr. Fisher died on October 7,1933.

Alice Rogers Fisher graduated from the Cleveland School of Art in 1921.  She then spent several years traveling in Europe.  She studied art in Venice, Capri, Paris, Germany, the Royal Academy in Rome and the British Academy.  Two of her favorite areas where the garden areas of England and the Isle of Capri.  Many trips were made to those places.

In May 1924 Alice R. Fisher had  two paintings accepted by the Cleveland Museum of Art.  The curator of  the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. visited the Cleveland Museum and was impressed with Mrs. Fisher's work.  He invited her to show a special exhibition of her paintings.  The exhibition was from August through November of 1924, and featured 41 of her canvases.  There are a number of oil and watercolor paintings still hanging in homes in Owosso Michigan, Canton Ohio, Winter Park Florida, Phoenix Arizona, Orange and San Diego Counties in California.  Mrs. Fisher's paintings are of landscapes and of flower arrangements.

Alice R. Fisher had a number of studios.  They where in Canton and Cleveland Ohio, Hollywood California, and in Winter Park Florida.  She taught the art of painting for years to many students.  One of her students was Antimo Beneduce (1900 - 1975).  Mr. Beneduce continued to communicate with Mrs. Fisher until 1970.

Alice R. Fisher lived in Hollywood for 18 years, until 1953.  She then moved to Winter Park Florida.  She died on September 10, 1976.

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About  Alice Fisher

Born:  1882 - Michigan
Died:   1973 - Florida
Known for:  landscapes, floral still-lives