Averil Conwell

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  • Averil
  • Courtney
  • Conwell
  • L.D. Conwell
  • Mary Conwell Hartenberger; an actress; married a US Air Force pilot; their daughter is Maryjo Hartenberger
  • April 29. 1894
  • Belvidere, Illinois
  • July 17, 1990
  • Upper Jay, New York
  • Belvidere, Illinois

    River Forest, Illinois

    603 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest, Illinois

    summer home: Upper Jay, New York; moved then when husband took ill
  • Chicago, Illinois

    Upper Jay, New York
  • Auditorium Tower, Chicago, Illinois her River Forest, Illinois home
  • Illustrator, Muralist, Painter-Oil
  • Munich, student of Albrecht Stich
    Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois
    School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    Student of John Norton, John Vanderpoel, Jon Corbino, Edmund Giesbert, Carl Krafft, Wellington J Reynolds, John Nolf
  • January 29-March 1, 1931: Thirty-Fifth Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Still Life

    January 12-March 5, 1933: Thirty-Seventh Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Peonies

    January 31-March 10, 1935: Thirty-Ninth Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Hydrangeas

    February 4-March 7, 1937: Forty-First Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Galena

    March 11-April 1, 1941: Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Aunt Electra

    January 27-March 5, 1944: Forty-Eighth Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Tuesday Morning

    1938, 1941 Findlay Galleries, Chicago, Illinois [solo] 1938: Model

    1941: Chicago Galleries Association Exhibition,

    1943, 1944, 1945: Austin, Oak Park and River Forest Art League, Oak Park, Illinois

    1945: Cincinnati Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio

    1951, 1956-1958: Findlay Galleries, Chicago, Illinois

    1951, 1956-1958: Lake Placid Club, Lake Placid, New York, New York [solo]

    Plattsburgh
  • Collection of Mrs. William Rockefeller

    Collection of Jack Mulcahy

    Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid, New York – series of murals in dining room

    Paradox Lodge, Lake Placid, New York

    Wilmington E.M. Cooper Memorial Library, Wilmington, New York
  • Frenette, Liza. "Mural, Mural on the Wall," Adirondack Life, Sept/Oct 1988, pp. 86-88.
  • All-Illinois Society of Fine Arts

    Art Institute of Chicago Alumni Association

    Arts Club of Chicago

    Association of Chicago Painters & Sculptors, board member

    Austin, Oak Park & River ForestArt League, Illinois; board member

    Chicago Galleries Association

    Chicago No Jury Society

    Chicago Society of Artists

    Chicago Woman's Salon

    1928-at least 1938: Oak Park Art League
  • Critic's Choice of Contemporary American Painting: Book and Bonnet, 1945, oil

     
  • Newspaper illustration: art department, Chicago Daily News, Chicago, Illinois

    taught children, River Forest Art League, River Forest, Illinois

    Teacher, Upper Jay, New York

     
  • met Rockwell Kent in Chicago; liked the vitality and strength of his work; they became friends

    liked work of Impressionists Edgar Degas and Edouard Manet