Born in Charlotte, N.C. in 1914, she became most noted for her watercolor landscapes. She attended the Philadelphia Museum School of Art, then working as a commercial artist and illustrator. Morrison studied portrait and life drawing with Dayrell Kortheuer, George Ald, Paul Bartlett, Kenneth Whitsett and Eugene H. Thomason. During her vacations she took classes at the Ringling Summer School, the Pennsylvania Academy Summer School, the James Pace School at Manteo, and Edgar Whitney in Maine. Also with Eliot O'Hara, Ralph Bagley, and Hortense Harper at Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.She taught drawing classes at the Mint Museum of Art, and was a charter member of the Guild of Charlotte Artists, and of the Atelier of Conservative Artists, founded in 1964, and affliiated with the Old Bergen Art Guild of New Jersey.
Mint Museum; Guttman Galleries; University of North Carolina, Charlotte; Wingate College; Skyland Hotel, Hendersonville, North Carolina; Museum of Arts and Sciences, Statesville, Midland Crafters, Pinehurst, North Carolina.
Winston-Salem Water Color Show; Spring Exhibitions, Charleston, and numerous others, including in museums in England, Switzerland and Denmark.
Prices:She was married to Charles W. Duncan of Charlotte and Hilton Head Island, S.C., and died at her home in Charlotte at age 69.
Eliot O'Hara Silver Tray Award and others, including honorable mentions.
Information provided by Lavinia Thomason Sauter, daughter of artist Eugene H. Thomason.
A brochure made up by the artist
Obituary, The Charlotte Observer, March 22, 1984