Discipline: Visual Art – printmaking

Elizabeth White

Discipline: Visual Art – printmaking
MacDowell Fellowships: 1933, 1934, 1936

Elizabeth White (1893-1976)

An etcher, painter, and illustrator, Elizabeth White was born in Sumter, South Carolina and remained there for most of her career. She was a student at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, at Columbia University, and studied privately with Wayman Adams and Alfred Hutty. Exhibition venues included the Venice Biennale in 1940 and the Smithsonian Institution's Print Gallery in 1939 in a solo show. As an illustrator, she did historical pamphlets and the book "Crossin' Over".



Elizabeth White worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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