Mercedes Alice (Logan) Augustine
(1912 - 2001)
Mercedes Alice (Logan) Augustine was active/lived in Nebraska, Tennessee. Mercedes Augustine is known for landscape and still life painting, jewelry making, teaching.
Biography Mercedes Alice (Logan) Augustine
Mercedes Alice Augustine
1912 Grand Island, Nebraska – 2001 Grand Island, Nebraska
(Mercedes Alice Logan)
Painter, jewelry maker, art teacher, and philanthropist, Mercedes Augustine was born April 12, 1912 in Grand Island, Nebraska to Ernest Webster and Parnelia Mercedes (Spethman) Augustine. She came from privileged circumstances, growing up in what a local newspaper described as “one of the finest homes in the city.” (“Ernest Webster Augustine”) The sources of the family wealth were real estate holdings and the Augustine Company, a specialty printing products business formed by her father and paternal grandfather, I.M. Augustine. Because of her privileged status, Mercedes had many options for her life’s work, but she chos
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