Frances Badger

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  • Frances
  • Stewart
  • Badger
  • Frances C. S. Badger
  • Badger
  • Paul Schofield (married 1940)
  • 1 son
  • August 22, 1904
  • Kenilworth, Illinois
  • November 3, 1997
  • Northbrook, Illinois
  • Caucasian
  • Chicago, Illinois

    Kenilworth, Illinois

  • Fine Arts Building (financed at least originally by Pauline Dohn Rudolph upon returning from European tour with Matilda Vanderpoel)
  • Illustrator, Muralist, Painter-Oil
  • Junior School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Winnetka, Illinois; student of Pauline Dohn Rudolph
    Roycemore School, Evanston, Illinois
    School of the Art Institute of Chicago (graduated 1925); student of Matilda Vanderpoel
    John Warner Norton
  • 6 month trip to Europe with Matilda Vanderpoel following her graduation from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Array
  • 1933:  Mural, Hall of Science, Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago, Illinois

    1933-1937, 1939:  Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1934, 1936:  International Water Color Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1935:  Delphic Studios Exhibition, New York, New York

    1936:  New Jersey State Museum Exhibition, Trenton, New Jersey

    1938:  Chicago Artists Exhibit, Club Women's Bureau, Mandel Brothers, Chicago, Illinois

    1939:  Riverside Museum Exhibition, New York , New York

    1939: Paul Theobald Galleries, Chicago, Illinois

    May 1941: [exhibit announced in 5/18 Chicago Tribune]

    1962:  Artist Members Exhibition, Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1983:  After the Great Crash: New Deal Art in Illinois, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois

    1993-1994:  New Woman in Chicago, 1910-45: Paintings from Illinois Collections, Rockford College and Illinois State Museum

    Arts Club of Chicago

    Chicago Public Library Art Room (solo)

    Chicago Woman's Aid Society (solo)

    Chicago Woman's Club (solo)

    Cordon Club, Chicago (solo)

    Evanston (IL) Public Library (solo)

    International Etching Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago

    Monroe Gallery, Chicago (solo)

    Print Club of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Roycemore School, Evanston, IL (solo)

    Union League Club of Chicago

    University Club of Chicago (solo)

  • Bohemia Club Grove, San Francisco, Illinois

    Mr. & Mrs. David A. Bridewell, Winnetka, Illinois

    City of Chicago

    Mr. & Mrs. Jonathan Laing, Evanston, Illinois

    John Meyer, Chicago, Illinois

    Mr. & Mrs. John Ross, Chicago, Illinois

  • Arts Club of Chicago

    Chicago Society of Artists (president 1942)
  • 1925-1929, 1938-1948:  Teacher, Roycemore School, Evanston, Illinois

    1928:  book illustrator, Baby Animals Mother Nature series

    1935-1939: worked for mural program of Federal Art Program/WPA

    gallery director, Old Town Triangle Art Association, Chicago, Illinois

    teacher, Old Town School of Art, Chicago

    Article by C.J. Bulliet