Jean Adams

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  • Jean
  • Crawford
  • Adams
  • Adams
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • August 4, 1884
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • November 27, 1972
  • Oak Park, Illinois
  • 1916:  3828 Wilcox Ave., Chicago, Illinois

    255 S. Central Park, Chicago, Illinois
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • 1940: Auditorium Tower, E. Congress St., Chicago, Illinois
  • Painter-Acrylic
  • Paris, France (André Lhote)
    Provincetown School of Art (Charles Hawthorne)
    School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (George Bellows, Frank Phoenix, John Vaderpoel)
     
  • New Mexico

    Midwest United States

    California

    New York

    Europe
  • cityscapes landscapes
  • 1915-1945: Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (13 times)

    1925-1935, 1940: International Water Color Exhibitions, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (5 times)

    1926: Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1928, 1939: Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    1928-1945: Annual Exhibition of Paintings & Sculpture by American Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (6 times). [1938:  Wheat Fields

    1929: Chester Johnson Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (solo)

    1920s-1940s: The Ten, Marshall Field Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

    1930: City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

    1930: Four-person exhibit, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1930: Exhibition of Paintings Selected from the Annual Exhibition of Paintings by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity at the Art Institute of Chicago, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, Illinois

    1931: Festival of Religious Art: Religious Art by Artists of Chicago and Environs, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, Illinois

    1931: Jean Crawford Adams: Paintings, Dallas  Museum of Fine Art, Dallas, Texas

    1932: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1932-1933: First biennial exhibition of contemporary American painting. Whitney Museum, New York, New York. [cat. no. 133 Plowing]

    1933-1934: Paintings and Sculptures from 16 Cities, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

    1933, 1934: A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings & Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1938: Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

    1939: Half Century of American Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1941: Works by Chicago Artists Loaned by Chicago Collectors, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, Illinois

    1945: Room of Chicago Art: Paintings by Jean Crawford Adams and Laura Van Pappelendam, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1957: Chicago Artists No-Jury Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    [Taxco, Mexico and Lake Shore Drive, Chicago]

    1959, 1961, 1966: Artist Members Exhibition, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, Illinois

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

    California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California

    Milwaukee Art Institute, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California

    Toledo Museum of Art

    University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

    Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois

    M. Christine Schwartz Collection, Chicago, Illinois

    Smithsonian Museum, Washington, D.C.

    Union League Club, Chicago, Illinois
  • Corbett, Jim and John Dempsey. Big Picture: A New View of Painting in Chicago. Chicago, IL: Chicago History Museum, 2007. Falk, Peter. Who Was Who in American Art, 1564-1975. Madison, CT : Sound View Press, 1999. Greenhouse, Wendy. Chicago Painting, 1895-1945: The Bridges Collection. Springfield: Illinois State Museum, 1999. Illinois State Museum. The "New Woman" in Chicago, 1910-1945: Paintings from Illinois Collections. Rockford, IL.: Rockford College, 1933. Jacobson, J. Z. Art of Today, Chicago, 1933. Chicago: L.M. Stein, 1932. Jewett, Eleanor. "City's Moderns Hold Show That Runs the Scales." Chicago Tribune. 13 Dec 1938, 18. Kennedy, Elizabeth ed. Chicago Modern, 1893-1945: Pursuit of the New.  Chicago: Terra Museum of American Art, 2004. “The “New Woman” in Chicago, 1910-1945: Paintings from Illinois Collections” 1994 Rockford College Art Gallery, Illinois Art Gallery and Illinois State Museum-Lockport (exhibition catalog). "Obituary, Adams." Chicago Tribune, 29 Nov. 1972, B16. Petteys, Chris. Dictionary of Women Artists: An International Dictionary of Women Artists Born Before 1900. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1985. Rich, Daniel Catton and Art Institute of Chicago. Catalogue of a Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, from the American Collections. The Art Institute of Chicago, June 1 to November 1, 1933. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1933. Sparks, Esther. "A Biographical Dictionary of Painters and Sculptors in Illinois, 1808-1945." dissertation Northwestern University, 1971. Yochim, Louise Dunn. Role and Impact: The Chicago Society of Artists Chicago: Chicago Artists Society, 1979.
  • Chicago Arts Club

    Chicago Society of Artists
  • 1925, 1926: Englewood Woman's Club Prize, Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1928: Honorable mention, Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings & Sculpture by American Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1933: Brower Prize, Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings & Sculpture by American Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
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