Ethel Wirtshafter

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  • Ethel
  • Louise
  • Kopp
  • Wirtshafter
  • Dr. David Wirtshafter podiatrist; married after 1945
  • David Wirtshafter (Ph.D.)
  • August 7, 1909
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • February 2, 2009
  • Glenview, Illinois
  • 9758 S. Vanderpoel Ave., Chicago, Illinois

    after 1945-?: Beverly, Illinois
  • 1931-1935: Pacific Northwest

    1935-?: Chicago, Illinois
  • Batik, Painter-Oil, Photographer, Printmaker, Watercolorist
  • 1931: graduated Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; B.A. Speech
    after 1945: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    after 1945: The University of Chicago, Illinois
  • Yugoslavia
  • Array
  • The Vanderpoel Art Association, Chicago, Illinois

    2001: The Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, “The Art of Ethel Wirtshafter, A Solo Exhibition,”

    2003: Lifetime Achievement Exhibit at The Walker Branch of the Chicago Public Library, Chicago, Illinois
  • Ferry Hall Academy, Lake Forest, Illinois

    The Vanderpoel Art Association, Beverly, Illinois

    The Beverly Arts Center, Beverly, Illinois

    The Church of the Holy Nativity, Chicago, Illinois

    Chesterfield Bank, Chicago, Illinois

    The Beverly Bank, Chicago, Illinois

    Private collections in Chicago, New York, Kansas, Florida and Washington D.C.
  • The Beverly Arts Center, Board Member

    The Vanderpoel Art Association; Board Trustee and Director of the Art School

    The National League of American Pen Women
  • 2003: lifetime commitment to the arts, Beverly/Morgan Park, communities
  • 1931-?: teacher, Campfire Girls Camp Sealth, Vashon Island, Washington

    teacher, Camp Namanu, Bull Run, Oregon

    teacher, Ferry Hall Academy, Lake Forest, Illinois

    Art, Drama and Yoga Teacher

    late 1930s-1950: Photographer with Harry Johnson Studios
  • Parents:  Emil and Linda Kopp, Jr.

    Siblings:  1 sister

    raised in Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois

    Artist Marguerite Kreutzberg, (1881-1973) was aunt by marriage to maternal uncle, Otto Kreutzberg