The following chronology was submitted in March of 2006 by her grandson, Tony Smull:
1892 Born September 11th in New York City, Father, Julius Lubell, Mother, Kate Ginsberg Lubell. Father had a sign painting business; later, a garment factory.
1909 Maxwell School for Teachers 1909-1911
1911 Art Teacher NYC PS 72 Brooklyn 1911-1917
1917 Marries Josef Smul, M.D. February 4th.
1918 Birth of daughter, Kathryn Janet
1921 Birth of son, William
1926 Studies at the Art Students' League 1926-1947, teachers include, John Sloan, Boardman Robinson, Brockman, Olinsky, Barnet, Bob Blackburn; Press: The Arts Magazine May 1926 Still Life with Pussywillows Forbes Watson, critic
1929 Art Teacher NYC PS 84 Brooklyn 1929-1936
1930 Tiger Lillies-Collection of Elsie Hecht
1931 Still Life-Collection of Dr. Wm. Spielberg
1932 Phlox-Collection of Mrs. Landes
1934 Elected membership National Association of Women Painters & Sculptures; Salons of America Exhibition, Rockefeller Center
1935 Exhibition-Annual show-N.A.W.P.S., Academy of Alllied Arts. Press: New York Post Jan 1, 1935, New York Sun May 17,
1936 Art Teacher NYC PS 4 Queens 1936-1954 Press: The Jewish Daily Forward, January 26, 1936, Autumn Still Life-Exhibited at National Academy of Design
1937 Goldenrod and Hydrangea Collection of Mrs. Hartman, Hydrangeas & The Chinese Vase -Exhibited at N.A.W.P.S.; Geranium on the Steps exhibited at Art Students' League; Press: NY Journal, May 19, 1937, NY Times May 28, 1937.
1938 Press: NY Times Dec.11, 18. Hydrangeas exhibited at NAWPS & Academy of Allied Arts
1939 Press: NY Post April 8, NY Times May 7, The Art Digest May 15,
Exhibited: The Grant Studios @NY Worlds Fair
1940 Press: NY Sun Feb 3, NY Times Feb 4,July 7, Sept 24, Dec 15. NY World Telegram July 13, Dec 28. Gloucester Wharf, Geranium on the Steps, Back Street (Collection: Margie Bronson) White Sails, Rocks exhibited at NYSWA at The New York Worlds Fair; A Busy Harbor at NAWPS at The New York Worlds Fair; Academy of Allied Arts, Gloucester Wharf.
1941 Press: NY Times March 30, April 13th, Nov 2, Dec 14 NY Sun Dec 26; Harbor Scene, Roses exhibited at National Association of Women Artists, NWSWA & Vendome Art Galleries; Wind & Rocks exhibited at Vendome, Fishing Boats, (Collection of Dr. Emanuel Saxe) Street Near the Bay exhibited at NYSWA, Riverside Museum; Gladiolus & Petunias exhibited at Allied Arts & Estelle Newman Gallery, NYC
1942 Press: NY Times Feb 22, April 19,Dec 22; Art Digest Feb 15, Aug 1, NY Herald Tribune April 26; Exhibited at Academy of Allied Arts Petunias & Wind & Rocks at Estelle Newman Gallery, A Busy Harbor exhibited at Art Students' League, Dec 19; East Gloucester exhibited at NAWA & NYSWA, Eastern Point Lighthouse exhibited at NYSWA, NAWA
1943 Exhibited: East Gloucester-Fish Market Vendome Art Galleries, NYSWA, Argent Gallery, American British Art Center, Estelle Newman Gallery. Press: NY Times Jan 24.
1944 Exhibited: Art Students League, Cala Lillies, NAWA, Willows By the Sea, Geraniums, Argent Gallery, Audubon Artists at Norlyst Gallery
1945 Exhibited: NYSWA Annual, Autumn Still Life, Dancers' Dream; School of Jewish Studies, The Captain; NAWA, Cala Lillies
1946 Press: NY Times May 14, Exhibited: Along the Waters' Edge & Fish Market, NAWA traveling show; Autumn Still Life NYSWA at the National Academy of Design; A Rocky Beach Pennell Exhibition of Prints, Library of Congress, Washington DC
1948 Press: NY Sun Sept 12 Exhibited: Under Sea Rhythms, Graphics Exhibition, group show, Argent Galleries; Moonlit Roofs 1948 Pennell Exhibition of Prints, Library of Congress, Washington, DC;
Exhibited: Undersea Rhythms, Audubon Artists.
1949 Exhibited: Underseas Rhythms, Winter in the Park, Old Swimming Hole, NAWA group show, Galerie O. Bosc-Petrides, Paris; Current American Prints group show Dept of Fine Arts, Artists' Nook, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg; Graphics Exhibition, group Show, Argent Galleries, NYC; Artists' Nook Pennell Exhibition of Prints 1949, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Aubudon Artists, 1083 Fifth Avenue, NYC; NYSWA, Wash Day in the City, Industrials Roofs, Still Life at Penthouse Window, Winter in the Park.
1950 Press: NY Times Nov 7 Exhibited: White Rooster at NYSWA; Pennell Exhibition, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., White Rooster, Mexican Scene, Winter in the Park at Village Art Center
1951 Press: Art Digest, Sept 15 Exhibited: Winter in the Park, Mexican Desert, Striped Rooster, Sea Horses, NAWA at Argent Galleries; Exhibited: "Circus Performers" NAWA Annual; Exhibited: Striped Rooster Society of American Etchers, Gravers Lithographers and Woodcutters Annual Exhibition, Dancers NYSWA.
1952 Exhibited: 2nd Intl Biennial of Contemporary Color Lithography, Cincinnati Art Museum, Sea Horses sold to collection, Cincinnati Art Museum; Exhibited: Lighted Lantern, The Idol, at NAWA, Red Roofs, Shells, at Brooklyn Society of Artists; White Rooster, The Lighthouse, In a Mission Courtyard, at NYSWA
1953 Who's Who in American Art, Exhibited: NY Chapter Artists Equity Assoc., NAWA, Cincinnati Art Museum Intl. Biennial of Contemporary Color Lithography
1954 Teacher NYC Astoria Junior HS 126 Queens 1954-1959, Exhibited: The Lighthouse at NAWA, Sails & Gulls at Brooklyn Society of Artists, Sea Gulls at NAWA
1955 Exhibited: Pagan Offerings, Mountain Scene at Brooklyn Society of Artists; NAWA, Marine Still Life, Old Lamp, Still Life, at NYSWA
1956 Press: NY Times Dec 12, NY Sunday Mirror Dec 9, Exhibited: Moonlit Roofs, Old Lamp, Sails & Nets at NYSWA; Old Lamp, The Lighthouse at NAWA.
1957 Exhibited: 1957-1958 Brooklyn Society of Artists Traveling Watercolor Show; Sails & Gulls at Brooklyn Society of Artists; Retires from teaching art in the NYC public school system.
1958 Who's Who of American Women; Exhibited: Red Roofs at Art USA: 58 at Madison Square Garden; Clowns Vision, Sails & Gulls at NYSWA; Shells in NAWA graphics traveling show
1959 Exhibited: Sails, Shells, NAWA 67th Annual; Trees In Bloom at NYSWA, Under Sea Landscape at Bklyn Society of Artists
1960 Exhibited: Sun & Sails at Painters & Sculptors Society of New Jersey, National Exhibition, Jersey City Museum; Growth & Sun & Sails at NYSWA, NAWA; Autumn Banners at Bklyn Soc of Artists
1961 Exhibited: Tropical Waters, Autumn Banners at NAWA; Tropical Waters at Bklyn Soc of Artists
1962 Exhibited: NAWA Traveling Graphics Exhibition 1962-1964; Pagan Rites, Donnell Library; Ancient Cathedrals at NAWA. Lyrical Chords, Waterfalls at NYSWA; Lyrical Chords sold to Topps Chewing Gum Co.; Distant Flows at NAWA; Everglades at Bklyn Soc of Artists
1963 Exhibited: In the Tropics, Awakening, Vernal Rhythms, Tempest at NYSWA; Equinox, Awakening, at NAWA; Aquacade, Pagan Rites, Sea Horses, at Univ. of Maine, Orono Maine. Rhythms of Spring American Society of Contemporary Artists. Press: Christian Science Monitor, Sept 6, 1963
1964 Exhibited: NYSWA 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Vernal Rhythms, Tempest; Rhythms of Spring at NAWA.
1965 Exhibited: NYSWA 42nd Anniversary Exhibition; NAWA Exhibition.
1966 Exhibited in NYSWA Exhibition, Lyric Chords
1967 Exhibited in NAWA Traveling Watercolor Exhibition 1967-1969; Exhibited: NAWA Annual, Mardi Gras, Mountain Scene; Exhibited: ASCA Annual Exhibition; NYSWA Annual Exhibition; Treasurer, American Society of Contemporary Artists
1968 Exhibited in NAWA Annual Exhibition, American Society of Contemporary Artists Annual Exhibition, NYSWA Annual Exhibition
1969 Exhibited in NAWA Spring Exhibition, Harbor Scene; Exhibited NAWA Traveling Graphics Exhibition
1969-1971; Pagan Rites; Exhibited: NYSWA Annual Exhibition; ASCA, Tropical Growth.
1970 Exhibited in NYSWA Exhibition. Josef, husband of 53 years, dies.
1972 Exhibited: ASCA 55
1973 Exhibited: ASCA, Sails
1978 dies January 13th in New York City.