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|Ruth Wilcox was born in New York City and was married to Ray
Wilcox. She was primarily a painter and a commercial artist but
was also known as a crafts person. She was a member of the American Artists Professional League and National Association of Women Artists and studied at Art Students League, New York School of Fine & Applied Art, Pennsylvania Academy and
Academie Julian in Paris. |
Mrs. Wilcox was also known as Ruth
The following is an exhibition history: NAD, 1931-33; PAFA Ann., 1932;
NAWA, 1933, 1935-46; Carnegie Inst.; CAFA, 1934; Montclair Art Mus.,
1933-46; Rochester, Poughkeepsie, both in NY; Jersey City, Newark,
Hackensack, Trenton, all in NJ; Salons of Am. Awards: prizes, NAWA,
1932, 1934; NAD, 1934; Ridgewood (NJ) AA, 1935, 1947, 1948; Wichita Art
Mus., 1937; Fitzwilliam, NH, 1938-41; medal, Montclair Art Mus., 1936,
Her works are a part of the following collections: Maugham Sch., Tenafly,
NJ; Grammar Sch., Leonia, NJ.; Palisades Interstate Park Comm.; murals,
Provident Institution for Savings, Jersey City; Colonial Life Ins. Co.,
East Orange, NJ.; Knickerbocker Country Club, Tenafly, NJ.
Submitted by Jackie Heinl.
Source: Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art
Ruth Wilcox was the daughter of Ray Wilcox & Ruth Turner
Wilcox. She was married to James L. Dawes. She was a
student of Harvey Dunn and of her mother father. She painted many items besides ships
Information provided by Frank Ruggiero.
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