|Biography from Meibohm Fine Arts, Inc.:|
|Marion Louise Stewart (American,
1896-1982) Western New York artist and decorator known for her still
life, landscape & cityscape paintings. She worked in oils,
watercolors and pencil. She maintained her residence and studio at 94
Olean Street in East Aurora, NY, and a summer home in Hector, NY.|
Stewart studied art at Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA (A.B.), and at
the École des Beaux-Arts, Fontainebleau, France, with Jules V. Guerin
(American, 1866-1946) and Jean Despujols (French, 1886-1965). She
furthered her studies at Columbia University, and the Art Students
1896- Born, October 10th, Buffalo, NY.
1938-39-40- Exhibited, at the 5th, 6th and 7th Annual Exhibitions of the
“Buffalo and Western New York Artists”, three paintings submitted each
year 1938-39, (*Memorial Prize-Best Oil 1938), one painting submitted
1940, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
1939- Exhibited at the World’s Fair, NYC. Exhibited at the Great Lakes
Exhibition, Cleveland Museum of Art, sponsored by the Patteran Society,
1941- Exhibited at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, PA.
1982- Died, January 16th, East Aurora, NY. Marion was survived by her
brother, Dr. Charles Stewart, a long time physician also from East
Aurora, NY, who died in 1992.
Memberships: The Patteran Society, Buffalo, NY.
Honors & Prizes: *Awarded the James Carey Evans Memorial
Prize of $60 for the Best Oil in the exhibit, title of painting “Village
Crossroads”, at the 5th Annual Exhibition of the “Buffalo and Western
New York Artists”, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (Nov. 19th, 1938).
(Rewritten & compiled chronologically by Mark Strong of Meibohm Fine
Arts, Inc., East Aurora, NY. Sources: Our own records; The Buffalo
Evening News, “Art Jury Finds Much Quality in Work Offered for Western
New York Exhibit”, by Nora Lee Rohr, November 20th, 1938; Portrait Photo
from our records, Bachrach Studios (1920), NY; Who Was Who in American
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