Adele Fay Williams

Maiden Name: 
Fay
Spouse: 
Reginald Hamilton Williams
Birth Date: 
09/231860
Birth Place: 
Joliet, IL
Death Date: 
08/17/1937
Death Place: 
Joliet, IL
Variant Date/Place: 
Born 1859, Lewis University Collection
Residences/Studios: 
Emporia (KA), ca 1891
107 Richard St, Joliet (IL), 1891
Joliet (IL), returned in 1916
107 Richards St, Joliet (IL), 1893
Visited: 
Paris
Active In: 
Pittsburgh, PA.
NYC
Joliet, IL.
Medium: 
Drawing
Illustration
Painting - Oil
Pastels
Printmaking
Subject: 
Architecture/Buildings
City Genre
City Scenes/Cityscape
Everyday life
History
Industry
Streetscene
Style: 
Realism
Exhibitions: 
Annual Exhibition, Palette Club, AIC, 1891.
World's Columbian Exposition, Woman's Department, Chicago, 1893.
All-Illinois Society of Fine Arts, Chicago.
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (PA), 1913.
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA.
Annual Exhibition of the Art Students League of Chicago, AIC.
Awards: 
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (PA) Prize, 1913.
First Prize Pastel, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA.
Art Student League Prize, AIC.
Collections: 
Joliet (IL) Public Schools.
Lewis University,
Illinois State Museum
Training: 
AIC.
Art Students League , NYC.
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia.
Colarossi Academie, Paris, France.
Eragny par Gisors, France.
Other Occupations: 
Chairman, University of Illinois, Art Extension.
Staff artist, Washington DC Times.
Staff artist/art critic, Pittsburgh (PA) Spectator.
Staff artist/art critic, Pittsburgh (PA)Gazette-Times
Staff artist/art critic, New York World, NYC.
Staff artist/art critic , Joliet (IL) Herald-News
Staff writer, New York Journal
Biography: 
See biography on the Adele Fay Williams Collection of Drawings and Prints at Lewis University website at http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/cdm4/index_lew_afw.php?CISOROOT=/l...