Lillian Scalzo

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Artist Details

  • Lillian
  • Scalzo
  • April 17, 1900
  • Springfield, Illinois
  • June 1984
  • Springfield, Illinois
  • 1922-?: Springfield, Illinois
  • Block Printer, Ceramicist, Draftsman, Enamel, Etcher, Fiber Artist, Illustrator, Painter-Oil
  • Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Illinois; student of George Rabb
    1920-1922: Chicago Academy of Fine Arts
    summer classes at Chicago Academy and New Bauhaus School, Chicago, Illinois
    Art Institute of Chicago
  • Array
  • 1946: Central Art Association Exhibit, Decatur, Illinois

    1946: International Enamel Show,

    1949: Old Northwest Territory Art Exhibition, Illinois State Fair, Springfield, Illinois; 87 works

    March 21-April 17, 1971: Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Illinois

    ?-April 29, 1979: A Tribute to Lillian Scalzo and Her Art, Springfield Art Association Gallery, Springfield, Illinois

    2017: Making Their Mark: Illinois Women Artists, Peoria Riverfront Museum, Peoria, Illinois; The State Journal Register Building in Springfield
  • Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Illinois
  • Vachel Lindsay Association, Springfield, Illinois
  • 1929-?: taught art at Springfield Junior College

    1936-1946 and 1953-1974: taught art and oversaw education programs at Springfield Art Association

    1930-40: Director, Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Illinois

    illustrator for Ford Times

    illustrator for Illinois State Department of Public Health
  • transcript of an oral history recorded in 1976

    recordings of a 1983 interview with Rhonda Golden in which the artist recalls her interest and involvement with the arts: attending Kandinsky Academy and the Chicago Art Institute, establishment of the Springfield Art Association, teaching art, collections and exhibits, and types and styles of art. She also discusses studying music at Ursuline Academy in Springfield; 5 tapes, 260 minutes

    page on the artist and work owned by the Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Illinois
  • Scalzo played violin, and was focused on a career as a musician until 1919