Elizabeth Norton

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  • Elizabeth
  • Sawyer
  • Norton
  • December 16, 1887
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • 1985
  • Palo Alto, California
  • 1919-1985: Palo Alto, California
  • Chicago, Illinois

    New York, New York       

    Palo Alto, California
  • Lithographer, Painter-Oil, Printmaker, Sculptor, Watercolorist
  • Miss Ely’s boarding school, New York, New York
    1910: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    1912: National Academy of Design, New York, New York; student of James Earle Fraser
    Art Student’s League, New York, New York; student of Frank DuMond
    Chase School, New York, New York; student of William Merritt Chase
    1913: student of Mrs. Haatschek
  • 1915: California
  • Array
  • 1915: Herter Gallery, New York, New York

    1915-1921: Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1920, 1950: Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

    1923: Montross Gallery, New York, New York

    1924: Library of Congress Print Gallery, Washington, D.C.

    1927, 1942: National Academy of Design, New York, New York

    1929: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1930: Courvoisier Gallery, San Francisco, California

    1931: California Statewide, Santa Cruz, California

    1933: Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, California

    1939:  Golden Gate International Exhibition

    1942: CSL

    1946: Wichita Art Association, Wichita, Kansas

    American Color Print Society

    1942: California State Library, Sacramento, California [solo]

    1950:  Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

    Art Student’s League, New York, New York

    California Printmakers Society

    Macbeth Gallery, New York, New York

    Palo Alto Art Club, Palo Alto, California

    Goodspeed Book Shop, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Achenbach Collection, San Francisco, California

    All Saints Church, Palo Alto, California

    American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York

    Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    CSL

    Detroit Athletic Club, Detroit, Michigan

    Fogg Museum,

    Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

    Menlo Park Library, Menlo Park, California

    New York Public Library, New York, New York

    San Mateo County Library, Redwood City, California

    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

    Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

    Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
  • California Society of Etchers

    Palo Alto Art Club [founded April 1921]; renamed Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, California

    Prairie Print Makers

    AFA

    SF Women Painters

    Woodcut Society
  • AskArt.com website
  • as a child, loved spending time at the Lion House at Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago; she sketched inside the general fence; had pet alligator, chameleon, cats and dogs