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Azadia Newman

 (1902 - 1999)
Azadia Catherine Herman Newman was active/lived in Maine, California, District Of Columbia.  Azadia Newman is known for portrait painting.

Biography  
Azadia Newman


Born in Washington, DC on Jan. 16, 1902. Newman studied at the CGA, ASL in NYC, PAFA, and Critcher School of Painting & Commercial Art. In 1936 she settled in Los Angeles where she painted many portraits of movie stars Joan Crawford, Janet Gaynor, and others. She died there on Feb. 19, 1999. She was wife of theater-film director, Ruben Mamoulian. Member: Washington Art Club. Exh: Grand Central Gallery (NYC), 1936; Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1938.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in American Art 1936-41; Albuquerque Tribune, 5-21-1937; Death record.

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About  Azadia Newman

Born:  1902 - Washington, District Of Columbia
Died:   1999 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  portrait painting