Rowena Fry

Birth Date: 
10/22/1892
Birth Place: 
Athens, AL
Death Date: 
11/02/1990
Death Place: 
Nashville, KY
Residences/Studios: 
Studio, 218 E Huron, Chicago, 1940
Active In: 
Chicago
Medium: 
Graphic Art
Illustration
Mural
Painting
Printmaking
Subject: 
American Scene
City Genre
City Scenes/Cityscape
Everyday life
Exhibitions: 
Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, AIC, 1938-44 (7 times)
International Water Color Exhibition, AIC, 1934
Room of Chicago Art, AIC, 1944
Chicago Society of Artists Exhibitions
University Club of Chicago
Room of Chicago Art: watercolors by Rowena Fry and Ethel Spears, 1944
New Woman in Chicago, 1910-45: Paintings from Illinois Collections, Rockford (IL) College and Illinois State Museum, 1993-94
After the Great Crash: New Deal Art in Illinois, Illinois State Museum, Springfield (IL), 1983
Collections: 
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Abbott Laboratories
Training: 
Watkins Institute, Nashville, TN
SAIC
Hubert Ropp School of Art, Chicago
Other Occupations: 
WPA Fine Art Project painter, 1938-39
Taught art classes in her studio
Taught art classes at Great Lakes Naval Station, 1942-46.
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