Marie Elsa Blanke

Variant Names: 
Marie Blanke
Marie E Blanke
Birth Date: 
1879
Birth Place: 
Chicago, Cook County
Death Date: 
1961
Death Place: 
Vermont
Variant Date/Place: 
Birth date: 1875
Residences/Studios: 
418 Deming Place, Chicago, 1915
Evanston
Active In: 
Chicago
Medium: 
Painting
Subject: 
Floral Landscape
Floral Still Life
Landscape
Style: 
Realism
Exhibitions: 
Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, AIC, 1898-41 (35 times)
Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings & Sculpture by American Artists, AIC, 1909, 14, 23
Annual Exhibition of Water Colors, Pastels and Miniatures by American Artists, AIC, 1911-24, 5 times
Panama-Pacific Exposition, San Francisco (CA), 1915
Arts Club of Chicago
Solo, Chicago Gallery Association, 1929.
Association of Chicago Painters and Sculptors. Milwaukee (WI) Art Club.
Milwaukee (WI) Art Club
Awards: 
Gold medal, Association of Chicago Painters and Sculptors
Rosenwald Prize, Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, AIC, 1920
Butler Prize, Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, AIC, 1922
Memberships: 
Chicago Galleries Association
Association of Chicago Painters and Sculptors
Woman Artists Salon, Chicago
Cordon Club, Chicago, co-founder and president
Collections: 
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Vanderpoel Collection, Beverly, IL
Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso (IN) University
Training: 
SAIC
London
Munich
Provincetown, RI
Other Occupations: 
Art teacher, Lewis Institute (Illinois Institute of Technology), 1913ff