Hester Murray

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  • Hester
  • Elizabeth
  • Miller
  • Murray
  • Bert” Bertrand Michael J. Murray (1908-1964); married 1930
  • Hester Frances Murray Dragovich (1932-1996) Michael G. Murray (1937-1998)
  • September 12, 1903
  • Idaho Falls, Idaho
  • September 1984
  • Hagerman, Idaho
  • Caucasian
  • Wheaton, Illinois

    Chicago, Illinois

    Woodstock, New York
  • Wheaton, Illinois

    Chicago, Illinois

    Woodstock, New York
  • Metalworker, Printmaker
  • School of the Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois
    student of Edgar Miller, Chicago, Illinois
  • Array
  • 1922?:  Art Directors’ Exhibition, Art Center

    1936-1938:  National Association of Women Painters & Sculptors

    September 14 - October 12, 1936:  New Horizons in American Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York; World of Children [1 mural panel], tempera; 3 mural panels for Irving School in Oak Park, oil on canvas; Buffalo at Night, tempera; poster for zoo

    1937:  Garfield Park Art Galleries, Chicago

    July 28 - October 9, 1938:  Art for the People by Chicago Artists of the Federal Art Project/WPA, Art Institute of Chicago

    1939:  International Water Color Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago

    Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

    Phillips Gallery, Federal Art Project Exhibition
  • Crow Island School, Winnetka, Ilinois

    Western Illinois University Art Gallery, Macomb, Illinois
  • National Association of Women Artists

    Woodstock (Illinois) Art Association
  • April 10 - May 1, 1919?:  National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors Medal, 29th annual exhibition at the Fine Arts Building, New York

    honorable mention for figure, Art Directors' Awards, magazine division: Art Directors' Exhibition, Art Center, advertisement for Richardson Silk Company
  • Work Progress Administration

    Federal Arts Project

    commercial graphic design for Federal Advertising Agency