Edith Frohock

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Edith Frohock (1917-1997)[1] was an American artist who lived and worked in Birmingham, Alabama. Frohock specialized in painting, printmaking and artist's books and was the first instructor to teach book arts in the South.[citation needed] Frohock was part of the Mississippi Art Colony where she was the featured instructor in 1984. The Smithsonian lists the Colony as the country's oldest artist-run organization of its kind.[2] Through the University of Alabama at Birmingham, friends and family endowed the "Edith Frohock Scholarship".[3] The scholarship is awarded to a bachelor of art or fine art student in junior standing with a 3.0 grade point average or higher. Sara Garden Armstrong replaced Frohock on her retirement. Frohock was part of the Mississippi Art Colony where she was the featured instructor in 1984. The Smithsonian lists the Colony as the country's oldest artist-run organization of its kind.[2]

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  1. ^ Ruth Ann Appelhof, Jennifer Orpha Kelly Voices rising: Alabama women at the millennium (catalogue), Alabama Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts (2000).
  2. ^ a b Mississippi Art Colony Utica, Mississippi
  3. ^ "Edith Frohock Scholarship" University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

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