Worden Day

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Worden Day
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Worden Day in her studio, ca. 1959
Born(1912-06-11)June 11, 1912
Columbus, Ohio
DiedJanuary 27, 1986(1986-01-27) (aged 73)
Montclair, New Jersey
Known forPrintmaking
AwardsGuggenheim Fellow (1952), (1961)

Worden Day (1912–1986) was an American painter, printmaker, and sculptor. Day was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in both 1952 and 1961.[1]


Day was born in Columbus, Ohio, and graduated from Randolph-Macon College in 1934. After moving to New York she studied at the Art Students League of New York and the New School of Social Research, and worked at Atelier 17 in 1943. She also ran a print shop for reading books for the New York City Board of Education.

She taught at the University of Wyoming, from 1949 to 1952,[2] graduated from New York University with a M.A. in 1966, and returned to the Art Students League as an instructor from 1966 through 1970.[3]

Day died January 27, 1986 of cancer.[4]


  1. ^ "Worden Day". John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Susan Teller Gallery". Retrieved 7 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Worden Day Biography | Annex Galleries Fine Prints". Annexgalleries.com. Retrieved 2016-10-07.
  4. ^ "Worden Day". The New York Times. 3 February 1986. Retrieved 18 February 2017.

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