Florence Arquin

Birth Date: 
1900
Death Date: 
1974
Death Place: 
New York
Residences/Studios: 
Chicago, ca 1918
Active In: 
Chicago
Medium: 
Painting - Watercolor
Exhibitions: 
Solo, Biblioteca Benjamin Franklin, Mexico City, 1942
Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, AIC, 5 times,1934-42
Chicago Society of Artists, Chicago and New York exhibits, 10 times, 1934-41
Kansas City Art Institute, 1935-37
International Water Color Exhibitions, AIC, 1935, 37, 39
Water Color Annual, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia (PA), 1936, 37, 39.
Training: 
Laguna Beach, CA
SAIC (graduated 1933)
Mexico National University, Mexico City
Other Occupations: 
Teacher at Flossmoor (IL) public schools, 1933-36
Art director at Libertyville (IL) high school, 1936
Lecturer
Photographer for educational films
Supervisor of Easel Painting/Assistant to the Director of FAP, 1936
In charge of public relations and art teaching for FAP, 1938-39
Director of Koachrome Slide Project, American Council on Education, Washington DC, 1944-45.
Wrote (with Lydia Powel) "The Art Museum Comes to the School," 1942.
Biography: 
See biography of Florence Arquin at http://www.chicagomodern.org/artists/florence_arquin/