Clara Cahill Park

Maiden Name: 
Cahill
Variant Names: 
Clara Belle Cahill Park
Spouse: 
Robert Ezra Park
Children: 
4
Birth Date: 
1869
Birth Place: 
Hubbardston, MI
Death Date: 
1952
Death Place: 
Chicago, IL
Residences/Studios: 
Michigan
New York City
Germany
Wollaston, MA
Chicago
Honolulu, Hawaii
Active In: 
Medium: 
Drawing
Painting - Oil
Painting - Watercolor
Pastels
Subject: 
Figure
Portrait
Style: 
Realism
Exhibitions: 
O'Brien's Gallery, Chicago, 1903
Society of Western Artists, AIC, 1903
Cordon Club, Chicago, 1930, 1934, 1946, 1949, 1950
All-Illinois Society of Fine Arts, Stevens Building, Chicago, 1935
Sixty pastels of the Orient, City Club, Hyde Park, IL
Training: 
Cincinnati Art Academy, Ohio, 1887-mid1890s
Art Students League, New York City, 1887-mid1890s
SAIC, mid-1890s
Studies in Berlin, Germany and Strasburg, France 1899
Other Occupations: 
Illustrator for husband's magazine articles
Writer; essays and syndicated newspaper column "It Seems to Me" 1905-1913
Activist for women's rights and pensions for widows and orphans, ca 1913
Biography: 
For more about Clara Cahill Park, see the essay Portrait Painter Theodosia Breed written by her grandchildren, Donald Breed and Sylvia Breed Vaterlaus.