Mary Wetmore

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  • Mary
  • Minerva
  • Wetmore
  • Wetmore
  • February 6, 1867
  • Canfield, Ohio
  • May 23, 1940
  • Champaign, Illinois
  • 1870:  Canfield, Ohio

    1880 census: Salem, Ohio

    1897-1898: San Francisco, California

    1900 census: Champaign, Illinois; roomer with lots of others! including siblings Jennie and  Elizabeth

    1901-1906: 55 4th Ave., Cleveland, Ohio

    1907: 511 W. Church, Champaign, Illinois

    1910 census: Champaign, Illinois with siblings Elizabeth S., Jane B., John W.

    1920 census: Champaign, Illinois with same 3 siblings; siblings listed with “own income”

    1930 census: Champaign, Illinois with Elizabeth (no occupation) and J.W. (retired); listed as “artist teacher”
  • Painter-Oil
  • 1897-1898: Mark Hopkins Art Institute, San Francisco, California
    2 years: Cleveland School of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
    6 years: Art Students League, New York, New York
    Académie Julian, Paris, France
    Académie Colarossi, Paris. France
    Philadelphia School of Design, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    1905: Chase School, Spain
    1914: Chase School, Carmel, California
    Student of Kenyon Cox, New York, New York
    Student of William M. Chase, New York, New York
    Student of Siddons Mowbray, New York, New York
    Student of Benjamin Constant, Paris, France
    student of Jean Paul Laurensk
    Student of Courtois and Prinet, Paris, France
    Henry Siddons Mowbry
  • Europe

    3 years in Paris, France

    Carmel/Monterey, California
  • Array
  • 1901: Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings & Sculpture by American Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1910,1911: Annual Exhibition of Water Colors, Pastels and Miniatures by American Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    National Association of Women Artists

    Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1901: Salon, Paris, France

    1911: New York Watercolor Society
  • Falk, Catal, Ohio Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, 1994 Who’s Who in American Art, American Art Annual, 1933
  • Chicago Arts Club, Chicago, Illinois

    Chicago Society of Artists, Chicago, Illinois

    National Assoication of Women Artists

    Paris Womens Art Association, Paris, France

    1889-1913: New York Women's Art Club, New York, New York
  • 1906-1924: Instructor of Art, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, Illinois
  • Parents:  possibly John Wetmore (Ohio circa 1813-?) and Minerva Wetmore (Ohio circa 1925-?); he is listed as a farmer in 1870 census

    Siblings:  possibly:

    Lucy W. Wetmore (Canfield, Ohio circa 1855-?)

    Maggie C. Wetmore (Canfield, Ohio circa 1859-?)

    Louisa L./Eliza S. Wetmore (Canfield, Ohio circa 1861-?)

    John W. Wetmore (Ohio, circa 1865-?)