(1914 - 2012)
Mary Chadwell was active/lived in Nevada, Utah. Mary Chadwell is known for miniaturist town-desert landscape, portraits, buildings..
Biography Mary Chadwell
Mary Chadwell's distinctive miniature paintings have been shown in countless exhibits in Nevada and across the United States, including the Smithsonian Institution. Her skills as a miniaturist, including resilient eyesight, dexterity, and patience, are reflected in still lifes including locales ranging from Lake Tahoe to Pyramid Lake to Lamoille Canyon and in studies of Nevada characters.
Born in 1914, Chadwell grew up in Utah; her father was employed with the railroad until the family moved to Gerlach, Nevada, in 1933, after her high school graduation. The origins of her art are lodged in her early memories: sculpting with plasticine clay at the age of eight and harsh criticism of a painting of snapdragons that her teacher des
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