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Ila McAfee

 (1897 - 1995)
Ila Mae McAfee was active/lived in New Mexico, New York, Colorado.  Ila McAfee is known for portrait and animal painting, sculpture, textile design.

Ila McAfee

Ila Mae McAfee was born 1897 in the small ranching community of Sargents in southwestern Colorado near Gunnison.  She died in 1995 in Pueblo, Colorado, where she moved after leaving her adobe home in Taos, New Mexico in late summer 1993.

She was raised on her family's ranch south of Gunnison, and attended Logan County School, riding ten miles each way to school.  In 1916, she graduated from Gunnison High School and then spent time in Los Angeles at the West Lake School of Art and the Haz Art School (1917-1918).

Returning to Colorado, she studied art with Catherine and Henry Ricter at Western State College where she earned a BA degree in 1919.  The next year she went to Chicago and became a student of  ...  Displaying 750 of 5341 characters.

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About  Ila McAfee

Born:  1897 - Sargents, Colorado
Died:   1995 - Pueblo, Colorado
Known for:  portrait and animal painting, sculpture, textile design