Grace Hall Hemingway

Maiden Name: 
Hall
Variant Names: 
Grace Hemingway
Hall Hemingway
Spouse: 
Clarence Edmonds
Children: 
6
Birth Date: 
06/15/1872
Birth Place: 
Chicago
Death Date: 
06/28/1951
Death Place: 
Oak Park, IL
Residences/Studios: 
439 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL
600 N Kenilworth Ave, Oak Park, IL
551 Keystone Ave, River Forest, IL
Visited: 
North Carolina
Southwestern U.S
Nantucket, MA
Walloon Lake, MI
Active In: 
Oak Park, IL
Chicago
Medium: 
Painting
Painting - Oil
Subject: 
Landscape
Exhibitions: 
Austin, Oak Park and River Forest Art League, Oak Park (IL), 1927
Solo, Austin, Oak Park and River Forest Art League, Oak Park (IL), 1938
A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings & Sculpture, AIC, 1933, 1934.
Solo, Oak Park 19th Century Woman's Club
Bayview, MI
Marshall Field Galleries, Chicago
All-Illinois Society of Fine Arts, Chicago, 1937
Awards: 
2nd Prize, Federation of Womens Clubs, 1935.
Prize, All-Illinois Society of Fine Arts, Chicago, 1937.
Memberships: 
Austin/Oak Park/River Forest Art League, Oak Park (IL), director for 6 years
All-Illinois Society of Fine Arts, Chicago
Michigan Arts
National Society of Artists
Chicago Society of Artists
Collections: 
Oak Park (IL) 19th Century Woman's Club.
Other Occupations: 
Writer
Music teacher
Biography: 
Biography from the Oak Park Art League http://www.opal-art.com

"Art League Book for Austin, Oak Park and River Forest Art League, 1940"

Grace Hall Hemingway, 551 Keystone Avenue, River Forest

Grace Hall Hemingway, a native of Chicago, was first interested in music as a career. After training for grand opera, she was accepted for the Metropolitan, and made her debut in Madison Square Garden under the baton of Anton Seidl and the New York Symphony Orchestra.

She married and has six children who today are all successfully engaged in creative arts. Ernest Hemingway, the writer, is one of her sons. At the age of fifty-two, she turned to painting and has held thirty one-man shows in many large cities. She is represented in France, India, China, England and South America, and in various libraries, hospitals, art and social centers.

Has been a member of the Art League eighteen years, serving as Director for six years. Is a member of the All-Illinois Society of The Fine Arts, Michigan Arts, National Society of Artists, Chicago Society of Artists. Is listed in American Women, 1937-38; Who’s Who in American Art, 1936-37; and New International Art. Has a studio building on the grounds of her residence.