Henri-Bella Schaeffer (from an exhibition catalog published by Mayorga Art Gallery in New York in November of 1964):
Education: Columbia University; with William A. Mackay at the Alliance Francaise; studied art at the Academie L'Hote at Grand Chaumier, Paris.
Exhibitions: Solo shows at the Artists Gallery 1941-1949, 1951-1953. Has exhibited in numerous group shows in U.S.A. and foreign countries, including Salon d'automne, Paris 1938; Salon des Tuileries in Paris; Metropolitan Art Museum; Artists for Victory 1942; Graphic Gala. Her prize winning painting Festivity was shown during the traveling oil exhibition in the Akron Art Institute; Mansfield Fine Arts Guild; Neville Public Museum; Springfield Art Association; University of Notre Dame; Birmingham Musuem; and Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.
Her work is represented in the Butler Institute of American Art; Florida Southern College; Norfolk Musuem of Arts & Sciences; Hudson D. Walker Collection. She was awarded the Marcia Brady Tucker Prize in 1962; the National Association of Women Artist Medal of Honor 1962; The American Academy of Arts and Letters.