Amy Kirkpatrick

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  • Amy
  • Kirkpatrick
  • Birdie Kirkpatrick
  • Kirkpatrick
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • March 13, 1862
  • Anna, Illinois
  • April 29, 1935
  • Union County, Illinois
  • Anna, Illinois

    Chicago, Illinois
  • Anna, Illinois

    Chicago, Illinois
  • Draftsman, Painter-Oil, Watercolorist
  • 1882-1883: Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois
  • Array
  • 1885: New Orleans World’s Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana

    1886:  Ohio State Fair, Union County, Ohio

    2009: Skirting Convention: Illinois Women Artists, 1840-1940, Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois: Portrait of Cornwall Kirkpatrick, undated, conte crayon over photograph

    Vincennes Gallery of Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1884 or 1885:  Honorable Mention, World’s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1886-1888: First assistant teacher, under Edmund H. Osthaus, Toledo Academy of Fine Arts, Toledo, Ohio

    1889-1908: offered drawing and painting classes in downtown Anna, Illinois studio

    1889-?: Teacher, Union Academy, Anna, Illinois
  • The drawing lessons in Anna, Illinois studio cost 12 1/2 cents; painting lessons were 50 cents.

    Kirkpatrick's father and uncle were potters. She assisted with decorating the Kirkpatrick Pottery utilitarian wares.