Pearl M. Greason (1892-1968)
Very little is known about the female artist who married William Greason in 1930. A native of Indiana, she was born on September 15, 1892. She is known to have painted mainly landscapes and flowers. The couple opened the Greason School of Painting in Douglas, Michigan, in the summer of 1937 and she continued to operate the school after his death in 1945.
She was art chairman for both the Detroit and the Michigan Federation of Women’s Clubs and well known throughout the state as a lecturer on art appreciation. She died in Detroit in April of 1968.
exhibition catalog Painting the Town; A History of Art in Saugatuck and Douglas, The Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society, Douglas, Michigan, 1997.
Submitted by Edward Bentley, researcher of Lansing, Michigan