Pauline Palmer

Maiden Name: 
Lennards
Variant Names: 
Mrs Albert E Palmer
Spouse: 
Albert E Palmer
Birth Date: 
1867
Birth Place: 
McHenry, IL
Death Date: 
08/15/1938
Death Place: 
Trondheim, Norway
Variant Date/Place: 
Variant birth date 1865
Residences/Studios: 
The Lessing, Chicago (1901)
2658 Seminary Avenue, Chicago (1912)
4 E. Ohio Street, Chicago (1921)
Provincetown, MA
Visited: 
Italy
Scandinavian countries
Active In: 
Chicago
Provincetown, MA (summers from 1915 on)
Medium: 
Painting
Subject: 
Child Figure/Portrait
Coastal View
Figure
Floral Still Life
Garden Landscape
Landscape
Portrait
Seascape
Streetscene
Style: 
Impressionism
Exhibitions: 
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
Annual Exhibition of Water Colors, Pastels and Miniatures by American Artists, AIC, 1900-13 (5 times)
Trans-Mississippi Exposition, Omaha (NE), 1898
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1899, 1908, 1912-32
Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, AIC, 1899-1937 (27 times)
St Louis/Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904
Expostione de Belle Arti, Naples, Italy, 1911
First Annual Exhibition, Art Association of Charleston (IL), 1912
Paintings by Pauline Palmer, AIC, 1913
Panama-Pacific Exposition, San Francisco (CA), 1915
Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Illinois Artists, Peoria (IL) Society of Allied Arts, 1918, 21
National Association of Women Artists, NYC
Austin, Oak Park and River Forest Art League, Oak Park (IL), 1927
Woman's World's Fair, Chicago, 1928
A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings & Sculpture, AIC, 1933, 1934
Arts Club, Chicago, 1937
Memorial Exhibit of Paintings by Pauline Palmer, AIC, 1939
Illinois Landscape Art 1830-1975, Lakeview Museum, Peoria (IL), 1976
Awards: 
Bronze Medal, St Louis/Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904
Marshall Field Prize, Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, AIC, 1907
Young Fortnightly Prize, Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, AIC,1907
First Prize, Society of Western Artists, 1915
Prize, Chicago Arts Club, 1915
Honorable Mention,Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings & Sculpture by American Artists, AIC, 1916
Rosenwald Purchase Fund Prize, Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, 1916, 26
Clyde Carr Prize, "Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists," AIC, 1918
Silver Medal, Chicago Society of Artists, 1920
Butler Prize, "Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists," AIC, 1920
Fine Arts Building Prize, Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, 1924
Memberships: 
Chicago Society of Artists, president ca 1919
Chicago Municipal Art League
National Association of Women Artists, NYC
North Shore Art League, Winnetka, IL
Chicago Water Color Club
Chicago Woman's Salon, charter member
Chicago Galleries Association
Chicago Painters & Sculptors
Grand Central Gallery, NYC
Provincetown (RI) Art Association
Society of Western Artists, Chicago
Nike Club
Kilo Club, Chicago
Drama League of Chicago
MacDowell Society, Chicago chapter
Collections: 
AIC
Union League Club, Chicago
Chicago Womans Club
Arche Club, Chicago
West End Women's Club, Chicago
Bridges Collection, Chicago
Provincetown (MA) Art Association
Springfield (IL) Art Association
Rockford (IL) Art Museum
Art Association, Muncie, IN
Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN
Municipal Art League of Chicago
Vanderpoel Art Museum, Chicago
Delgado Museum of Art
San Diego Gallery of Fine Art
Training: 
SAIC
Paris
Provincetown, MA
Biography: 
Please see David M. Sokol's biography of Pauline Palmer in Women Building Chicago 1790-1990: A Biographical Dictionary Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001. A biography about the artist is available at Christine Schwartz Collection website: http://www.schwartzcollection.com