Elizabeth Telling

Variant Names: 
Elisabeth Telling
Birth Date: 
07/14/1882
Birth Place: 
Milwaukee, WI
Death Date: 
1979
Visited: 
Asia
Central and South America
Europe
Active In: 
Chicago, IL
Guilford, CO
Medium: 
Drawing
Etching
Painting
Subject: 
Child Figure/Portrait
Portrait
Exhibitions: 
International Water Color Exhibition, AIC, 1915-18
Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, AIC, 1921, 27, 28
Portrait Etchings and Drawings by Elizabeth Telling, AIC, 1922
California State Library, Pasadena, CA
Marie Sterner Gallery, NYC, 1933, 37
Solo Exhibition, Rouillier Gallery, Chicago, 1933
Solo Exhibition, Courvoisier Gallery, San Francisco (CA), 1936
Solo Exhibition, Gibbes Art Gallery, Charleston(SC), 1937
Solo Exhbition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, 1937
Paintings by Frances Foy and Frederick Victor Poole and Alfred Juergens, Drawings of Guatemala by Elizabeth Telling, Sculpture by John David Brcin, AIC, 1937
Northwestern University Gallery, Evanston (IL),1937
Quito, Ecuador, 1954
Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, 1957
Annual Exhibit of Chicago Society of Etchers, AIC, 1923
Annual Exhibits of Chicago and Vicinity Artists, AIC
Peabody Museum
Memberships: 
Chicago Arts Club
Chicago Society of Etchers
Society of Women Geographers
Collections: 
California State Library, Pasadena, CA
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Smith College, Northhampton, MA
Training: 
Chicago Academy of Fine Art
Munich, Germany
Other Occupations: 
Lecturer
Biography: 
Elizabeth Telling was a well-known ethnographic artist whose drawings, etchings and paintings of native peoples were shown throughout the country.