Mathilda Lietz

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  • Mathilda
  • Leitz
  • Mattie Lietz
  • Lietz
  • circa 1946: became companion to artist John Nolf (?-1950)
  • July 21, 1893
  • Peoria, Illinois
  • January 15, 1956
  • Grand Detour, Illinois
  • 1936-1946: Oak Park, Illinois

    1946-1956: Grand Detour
  • Painter-Oil
  • Butler College, Irvington, Indiana
    Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; student of Frederick Grant, George Elmer Browne, and
    John Thomas Nolf
  • 1936-?: summers in Grand Detour Art Colony, Grand Detour
  • circa 1930s: Hoosier Salon, Indiana

    1940: Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    April 1941: Davenport Municipal Art Gallery, Davenport, Iowa

    1946: All-Illinois Society of Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois

    National Academy of Design, New York, New York

    Burpee Art Gallery, Rockford, Illinois

    Chicago Gallery Association, Chicago, Illinois

    National Academy of Water Colors

    Painters and Sculptors Association, Chicago, Illinois
  • Cossett School, La Grange, Illinois

    Tipton Library, Tipton, Indiana

    Norton Art Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida

    Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
  • Chicago Galleries Association, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946: All-Illinois Society of Fine Arts prize; watercolor figure painting
  • 1946-?: taught watercolor and oil painting classes in Grand Detour

    instructor, Burpee Art Gallery, Rockford, Illinois
  • She said that she liked to teach because it permitted her to paint what she wanted to paint rather than what the public would buy. At one point she burned several of her paintings because she had too many and fewer paintings would keep the price up.