(1914 - 2008)
Elizabeth McCord was active/lived in California, Ohio. Elizabeth McCord is known for abstract painting.
Biography Elizabeth McCord
Elizabeth Wilson McCord (1914-2008)
She was born on January 30th, 1914 in Dayton Ohio but spent the first year of her life on the shores of the Pacific Ocean while her father worked in San Francisco. Growing up in Chicago, Elizabeth was the oldest sibling to three brothers.
She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago (1932- 1934) and lived for a short time in Boston, Massachusetts, before returning to Chicago in 1938 to work as a teacher of art at Hull House, (a settlement house founded by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jane Addams in 1889) where classes and social services were provided to the city's immigrant population. Elizabeth remained employed there until 1945. From 1939 - 1943, Elizabeth also worked as a
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