Helen Farr Sloan
(1911 - 2005)
Helen Farr Sloan was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York. Helen Sloan is known for city genre, landscape, graphics.
Born in New York City where she remained active, Helen Sloan was a
painter, writer, teacher and theater set and costume designer.
She graduated from The Brearley School in 1929 and then studied at the
Art Students League with John Sloan, Harry Wickey, Charles Locke and
Boardman Robinson. She took anatomy classes at Cornell University
Medical School, studied weaving, pottery, metalwork, wood carving and
jewelry making at the Craft Students League, and then made four study
trips to Europe between 1927 and 1936.
In 1944, she married
John Sloan, whose writings on the philosophy of art she had edited and
who had been her teacher. From 1940 to 1944, she was director of
the Society of Independent Artists and ent ... Displaying 750 of 3182 characters.