Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Scribner (Polly Scribner) Ames  (1908 - 1993)

About
 

Summary

Examples of her work

 
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums

 
 

Book references

Magazine references pre-2007  
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*

 
 
Buy and Sell
  For sale ads

Auction results*

 
  Wanted ads Auctions upcoming for her*  
  Dealers Auction sales graphs*  
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: New York/Illinois      Known for: mod portrait painting, sculpture, teaching

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Scribner (Polly Scribner) Ames:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Scribner Ames)

yes

Biographical information (Scribner Ames)

yes

Book references (Scribner Ames)

5

Museum references (Scribner Ames)

1

Auction records - upcoming / past (Scribner Ames)

2

Auction high record price (Scribner Ames)

2

Signature Examples* (Scribner Ames)

1

Analysis of auction sales (Scribner Ames)

no

Discussion board entries (Scribner Ames)

1

Image examples of works (Scribner Ames)

2

Please send me Alert Updates for Scribner (Polly Scribner) Ames (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 4
Scriber Ames
An example of work by Scribner (Polly Scribner) Ames
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
Biography from Covington Fine Arts Gallery, Inc.:
A painter, sculptor and teacher, Scribner Ames was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1908.  She received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, and attended the school at the Art Institute of Chicago and was a scholar at the Chicago School of Sculpture.

In addition to studies in Switzerland and Germany, she also studied under Jose de Creeft and Hans Hofmann in New York City.  During her art career she held various art instruction positions at schools in New York City and Chicago.

She was a member of the Arts Club of Chicago, The Oriental Institute, Chicago Quadrangle Club, Chicago Archeological Institute and the Renaissance Society.

Ames held many solo exhibitions of her works in the United States and abroad including the Netherlands, West Indies, Paris and in Holland.  She also exhibited at the Salons of America, Society of Independent Artists and at the Closson Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Later in her career she turned to writing, with much of it based upon her experiences as an artist in Europe.

Biography from SolidAirOnline.com:
A Chicago native, born in 1908, Scribner Ames was a sculptor and painter.  She recieved a PhD from the University of Chicago and studied at the Art Institute's School of Sculpture in Chicago.

Her exhibitions include the Cultural Center (Netherlands), West Indies 1947, Galerie Chardin (Paris) 1947, Circle Universite Aix en Provence 1950, and the Esher Surrey Gallery (Cincinnati).  Her awards include the Bronze Award for Young Satyr and Friend at the Illinois State Museum 1962.

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists