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Mary Blair

 (1911 - 1978)
Mary Robinson Blair was active/lived in New York, California, Oklahoma.  Mary Blair is known for landscape, mural and figure painting, illustration.

Mary Blair

Mary Robinson Blair (1911-1978)

A painter and illustrator, Mary Blair became known for her design contributions to Walt Disney enterprises as well as for paintings of stylized children and scenes from Central and South America.

She was born in McAlester, Oklahoma and moved to California at age seven. She graduated from San Jose State College and then studied art at the Chouinard School and with Pruett Carter and Lawrence Murphy.  From the 1930s, she worked in Los Angeles as a designer for animated films, primarily for Walt Disney Studios.  She also created tile murals for Disneyland and designed several rides there including It's A Small World.  This ride and theme were a response to Disney's comm  ...  Displaying 750 of 3851 characters.

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About  Mary Blair

Born:  1911 - McAlester, Oklahoma
Died:   1978 - Santa Cruz, California
Known for:  landscape, mural and figure painting, illustration