Grace Ravlin

Birth Date: 
04/15/1873
Birth Place: 
Kaneville, IL
Death Date: 
09/25/1956
Death Place: 
Plano, IL
Variant Date/Place: 
Residences/Studios: 
4333 Gladys Ave, Chicago, 1915
25 E Superior St, Chicago, 1917-18
Visited: 
Paris, France
Tunisia and Morroco, North Africa
Spain
Taos and Santa Fe, NM
Cape Ann, MA
Venice, Italy
Holland
St. Augustine, FL
Mexico
Pittsburgh, PA
Williamsburg, VA
Washington, DC
Active In: 
Chicago
New York City
Paris
Medium: 
Painting - Oil
Painting - Watercolor
Subject: 
American Southwest
Figure
Genre
Landscape
Style: 
Modernism
Post-Impressionism
Exhibitions: 
Amis des Arts, Toulon, France, 1911
Paris Salon de la Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts, 1908-14
Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, AIC, 1909-26 (6 times)
Paris Salon des Orientalistes, 1914
Panama-Pacific Exposition, San Francisco (CA), 1915
Solo exhibit, Carson's Galleries, Chicago, 1917
Rockford (IL) College, 1927
A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings & Sculpture, AIC, 1933, 1934
Santa Fe (NM) Art Museum, 1917
Macbeth Gallery with Robert Henri, NYC, 1924
Marcel Bernheim Gallery, Paris, 1920
Layetanas Gallery, Barcelona, Spain 1921
Wunderly Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 1936
Marshall Field Galleries, Chicago 1937
Grand Central Galleries, NYC in early 1940s
Carnegie International, Pittsburgh 1913+
At the AIC in 1922: Annual Architectural Exhibition; Paintings by Grace Ravlin
Awards: 
3rd Medal, Amis des Arts, Toulon, France 1911
Associate of the Societe Nationale de Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1912
Silver medal, Panama-Pacific Exposition, San Francisco (CA), 1915
Butler Prize, Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, AIC, 1918
Marshall Field Prize, Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, AIC, 1918
Peterson Prize, Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, AIC, 1922
Memberships: 
Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Pari
Peintres Orientalists Francais
Societaire Salon d'Automne
Collections: 
AIC
Luxembourg Museum, Pompidou Center, Paris
French Government
City of Chicago
Newark (NJ) Museum
Los Angeles (CA) Museum of Art
Vanderpoel Collection, Chicago
Museum of the City of New York
Training: 
SAIC
Individual training in Paris
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Other Occupations: 
Red Cross nurses' aide, November 1918-July 1919
Red Cross Volunteer, 1916-1956
Teacher, Kaneville School
Office worker in Chicago
Biography: 
Please see "The Life and Letters of an American Artist" site at http://www.graceravlin.com.
Click here to download a brochure about the life and work of Grace Ravlin: http://my.saic.edu/resource/resmgr/GraceRavlin_1.pdf.
A brief biography and a photograph of "Red Cross Parade, Fifth Avenue, at 41st Street" painted by Grace Ravlin in 1918 can be seen at the Museum of the City of New York website: http://www.mcny.org/museum-collections/painting-new-york/pttcat63.htm.