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Maurine Cantey

 (1901 - 1982)
Maurine Cantey was active/lived in Texas, California.  Maurine Cantey is known for portrait, still-life, mural, block prints.

Maurine Cantey

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Maurine Cantey was a versitle artist known for her portrait work, murals, and graphic design work. With the exception of a short period of time in Pasadena, California in the 1940s, Cantey worked primarily in Dallas, Texas, and a curtain mural by her is at the Acoustical Shell in the Fair Park Auditorium in Dallas.

Cantey was born in Fort Worth, Texas. She studied at the Dallas Art Institute and under George Luks in New York City, New York. She died in Dallas, Texas

Affiliations for Cantey included Allied Artists Club of Fort Worth, and the Southern States Art League. Exhibitions include, Annual Texas Artists Exhibition, Fort Worth, Southern States Art League Annual Exhibition, and the Texas Centennial Exposition, Dallas.

John and Deborah Powers, "Texas Painters, Sculptors, and Graphic Artists"

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Born in Fort Worth, TX on April 30, 1901. Cantey studied with George Luks in NYC and at the Dallas Art Institute. By 1939 she was a resident of Pasadena. Cantey died in Dallas, TX in January 1982. Exh: Southern States Art League, 1932. In: Dallas Museum.

Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in American Art 1940; Texas Painters (Powers).

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About  Maurine Cantey

Born:  1901 - Fort Worth, Texas
Died:   1982 - Dallas, Texas
Known for:  portrait, still-life, mural, block prints