Elizabeth Keefer Boatright (1899-1989)

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Elizabeth Keefer Boatright (1899-1989) painted in Austin, Texas and in Alpine, Texas she taught at Sul Ross State Teachers College in 1926. In New Mexico she visited Indian reservations near Santa Fe and Taos. Her watercolors and etchings of the local Indians was considered a first for an American woman artist. Elizabeth taught local art classes and passed in Corpus Christy, Texas. She was from a pioneer Texas family.  Studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago 1920-1924 and the Art Students League of New York (1924-1925) where she met Wilhelmina Weber Furlong.

Internet available photographs included in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107

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