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Ethel Magafan

 (1916 - 1993)
Ethel (Currie) Magafan was active/lived in Colorado, New York, Illinois.  Ethel Magafan is known for abstract mountain landscape and mural painting.

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Ethel Magafan


With a successful painting career in the Midwest in the 1930s and 1940s, especially of works of western themes in WPA murals, Ethel Magafan and her twin sister, Jenne Magafan, were highly respected artists among their peers. They exhibited as a pair, traveled much together, and spent time at Woodstock, New York, where they each married artists. Jenne married Edward Chavez and Ethel, Bruce Currie.

The twins' father emigrated to the United States from Greece in 1912 and settled in Colorado Springs, although the girls were born in Chicago. They each developed a love of western landscape, and when Jenne won the Carter Memorial Art Scholarship of ninety dollars, she shared it with her sister and they both attended the Broadmoor Art Academ  ...  Displaying 750 of 7009 characters.



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About  Ethel Magafan

Born:  1916 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   1993 - Woodstock, New York
Known for:  abstract mountain landscape and mural painting