Alice Louise Judd Simpich

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Head of a Young Woman, carved stone sculpture by Alice Louise Judd Simpich, c. 1953, Honolulu Museum of Art

Alice Louise Judd Simpich (1918–2006), also known as Awee Simpich and as Alice Louise Judd ‘Awee’ Simpich was an American sculptor. She was born in Honolulu on March 1, 1918 and graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1940. Simpich is best known for her sensitive portrait busts.[1] In addition to being a sculptor, she was an active member and supporter of the Maui Humane Society.[2] Simpich died at age 87 on January 21, 2006. Her carved stone portrait bust Head of a Young Woman, ca. 1953 is installed in the John Dominis and Patches Damon Holt Gallery of the Honolulu Museum of Art.[3]

References[edit]

  • Honolulu Star Bulletin, “Alice Louise Judd Simpich”, January 25, 2006.
  • Papanikolas, Theresa and DeSoto Brown, Art Deco Hawai'i, Honolulu, Honolulu Museum of Art, 2014, ISBN 978-0-937426-89-0, p. 123

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Honolulu Star Bulletin, “Alice Louise Judd Simpich”, January 25, 2006
  2. ^ Honolulu Star Bulletin, “Alice Louise Judd Simpich”, January 25, 2006
  3. ^ Wall label, Honolulu Museum of Art, Untitled (Head of a Young Woman), 1937, accession 1766.1

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