Ruth Joansson (RJ) Shadburne
(1912 - 2005)
Ruth Joansson (R.J.) Shadburne was active/lived in Illinois, California. Ruth Shadburne is known for still life and landscape painting, teaching, commercial art.
Biography Ruth Joansson (R.J.) Shadburne
The following information is from Cheryl Shadburne, daughter of the artist.
Ruth Joansson was an easel painter for the New Deal WPA Federal Art Project* for the state of Illinois (see 1990 Mavigliano, George J.; Richard A. Lawson The Federal Art Project in Illinois, 1935-1943, page 123)
Her married name was Ruth Shadburne and she continued to paint and exhibit throughout out her life as Ruth Shadburne, and R.J. Shadburne.
Annual Shows at the Art Institute of Chicago*. Some of her exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago were:
Thirty-Eighth Annual Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity
February 1 to March 18, 1934
#93 The Pink Chemise
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