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May Todd Aaron

 (1879 - 1967)
May Todd Aaron was active/lived in Oklahoma, Iowa, Illinois.  May Todd Aaron is known for Native American genre and landscape painting.

May Todd Aaron

One of Oklahoma's prominent artists, May Aaron was a long-time resident of Pawhuska, where she married a physician and raised a family.  In the mid 1920s, she resumed her art career and did numerous Native American genre* subjects, particularly the Osage tribe, as well as landscapes of her state.

She was born in La Cellen and Gray Horse, Indian Territory, and her father was the government physician to the Osage in the 1890s.  She took a correspondence course from a Chicago school and briefly studied at Wichita, Kansas.

From 1900 to 1901, she attended the Chicago Art Institute* and then returned to Pawhuska where she opened a studio.  However, she took time off to raise her family. Her husband died   ...  Displaying 750 of 1571 characters.

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About  May Todd Aaron

Born:  1879 - La Celle, Iowa
Died:   1967 - Chicago, Illinois
Known for:  Native American genre and landscape painting