Irene Roberta Price
(1900 - 1971)
Irene Roberta Price was active/lived in North Carolina, California. Irene Price is known for portrait and still life painting.
Biography Irene Roberta Price
The following information is submitted by David Smith, Greenville North Carolina:
PRICE. IRENE (1900-1971) was born November 28. 1900 in Savannah, Georgia, the daughter of Kelly W. and Blanch Waite Price. She moved to Wilmington when a child. Her desire to paint portraits began before the age of twelve.
She graduated cum laude from Trinity College (now Duke University), then taught French at Carolina College (1922-24), and later history at New Hanover High School. She gave up teaching to attend the Corcoran School of Art in Washington. D.C., for four years. For two summers she studied in Provincetown with Robert Brackman and Charles Hawthorne.
She did not study with Elisabeth Chant, as many Wilmington artists did, becau
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