Frances Foy

Maiden Name: 
Foy
Variant Names: 
Frances Dalstrom
Frances M Foy
Spouse: 
Gustaf Dalstrom
Birth Date: 
04/11/1890
Birth Place: 
Chicago
Death Date: 
1963
Death Place: 
Chicago
Residences/Studios: 
2637 Dayton St, Chicago, 1950
Active In: 
Chicago
Medium: 
Etching
Mural
Painting - Oil
Painting - Watercolor
Subject: 
Child Genre
City Genre
Everyday life
Floral Still Life
Landscape
Portrait
Exhibitions: 
Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings & Sculpture by American Artists, AIC, 1929-38 (5 times)
Annual Exhibition, Chicago No-Jury Society of Artists, 1925-38
Paintings by Macena Barton, Claude Buck, Gustaf O. Dalstrom, Franes M Foy and Eda Sterchi, and William S Schwartz , AIC, 1929.
Chicago Society of Artists, AIC, 1929
Solo, Playhouse Theater, Chicago, 1928.
Solo, Wesleyan University, Bloomington (IL), 1933
Chicago Woman's Aid Club, 1927
Increase Robinson Gallery, Chicago
Chicago Society of Artists Club, Club Women's Bureau, Mandel Brothers Store, 1938
International Water Color Exhibition, AIC, 1940
The Ten, at Marshall Field Gallery, 1930s
Awards: 
Prize, AIC, Chicago Society of Artists, 1929
AIC, 1929, 31, 32, 43
Memberships: 
Chicago Society of Etchers
Chicago Society of Artists
No-Jury Society of Artists, Chicago
Collections: 
Bridges Collection, Chicago
Augustana College Collection, Rock Island, IL
Training: 
SAIC
Chicago Academy of Fine Arts
Other Occupations: 
Executed commissions (murals at post offices) for the Illinois Treasury Section of Fine Arts Department.
Fashion drawing for advertising agency; commercial work for J Walter Thompson advertising agency and Scott, Foresman publishing
Biography: 
Please see the Frances Foy biography written by Barbara Melosh in "Women Building Chicago 1790-1990: A Biographical Dictionary." A biography about the artist is available at Christine Schwartrz Collection website: http://schwartzcollection.com/artists/frances-foy