Rifka Angel

Maiden Name: 
Angel
Variant Names: 
Rifka Angelovitch
Rifka Douthat
Spouse: 
Milton Warren Douthat
Children: 
Daughter named Blossom Margaret
Birth Date: 
September 16, 1899
Birth Place: 
Calvaria, Russia
Death Date: 
1988
Death Place: 
New York City
Variant Date/Place: 
Death date 1986
Residences/Studios: 
Russia, until 1912
New York City 1912-28
Chicago, ca1928-ca 1935
NYC, ca 1935
Visited: 
Paris
Moscow
Active In: 
Chicago
New York, NY
Medium: 
Mixed Media
Painting - Oil
Painting - Watercolor
Subject: 
Child Figure/Portrait
Child Genre
City Scenes/Cityscape
Everyday life
Figure
Floral Still Life
Style: 
Expressionism
Modernism
Post-Impressionism
Exhibitions: 
No-Jury Society of Artists, Chicago, 1922-29
A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings & Sculpture, AIC, 1933, 34
Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, AIC, 1933
The Ten, Marshall Field Gallery, Chicago, 1930
16 Cities, Museum of Modern Art, NYC
Findlay Galleries, NYC, 1937-38
New York World's Fair.
Solo, Knoedler Galleries, Chicago, 1930.
Awards: 
Chicago Woman's Club Prize, Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, AIC, 1933
Chicago Society of Artists Silver Medal, Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, AIC 1934.
Memberships: 
Chicago Artists Society
Chicago No-Jury Society of Artists
American Artists Congress 1936
Collections: 
Vanderpoel Collection, Beverly, IL.
Training: 
Moscow Art Academy, Russia
Art Students' League, New York City.
Paris
Other Occupations: 
Worked for Illinois FAP, Easel Division.
Biography: 
See biography of Rifka Angel by Susan Weininger at http://www.chicagomodern.org/artists/rifka_angel/