Lois Hogue Shaw
(1897 - 2001)
Lois Hogue Shaw was active/lived in Texas. Lois Shaw is known for rural scene, regional painting.
Biography Lois Hogue Shaw
Lois Hogue Shaw was born in 1897, and attended Sweetwater High School. After she received her B.A. degree in art from Baylor Female College, she studied at several art schools, including the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in New York.
Hogue went on to teach at Abilene Christian College, Baylor Female College, and McMurry College. She eventually married Elmer Shaw, and settled in Sweetwater, Texas.
Spring Plowing, ca. 1945, is an excellent example of Texas Regionalism from the 1930s and 1940s. She has used naive abstraction, distorted composition, painterly rhythms, and an earthy palette to invoke the landscape of West Texas, as well as the difficulties and joys of rural life during this peri
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