Elizabeth Terrell

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Industrial Landscape, gouache on paper, by Elizabeth Terrell, ca. 1939
Industrial Landscape, gouache on paper, by Elizabeth Terrell, ca. 1939

Elizabeth E. Terrell (1908 – 1993) was an American artist who completed works for the Works Progress Administration. Born in Toledo, Ohio, Terrell is known for her abstract and modern figures, still life paintings, and murals.[1] Her work is in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and Whitney Museum of American Art. She did frescos, mixed media, mosaics, gouache and oil paintings.[1] She produced a mural at the Starke, Florida Post Office titled "Reforestation" (1942).[2] She was part of an exhibition with Rufino Tamayo and Julian Levi at the Ottumwa Art Center in Ottumwa, Iowa.[3]

Works[edit]

  • "Calico Cat" Gouache on board 1938[4]
  • "The Ploughman" mural at Old railroad depot in Conyers, Georgia (1940) [5]
  • Mural "The Ploughman" (1940) at the Conyers, Georgia Old Post Office, moved to the new Post Office[6][7]

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