biografia di Mabel May WOODWARD (1877-1945)

Birth place: Providence, RI

Addresses: Providence, RI/Ogunquit, ME

Profession: Painter

Studied: RISD, 1896; ASL with W. M. Chase, F. V. DuMond, K. Cox, and Geo. Bridgman; A. W. Dow; Chas. H. Woodbury, Ogunquit School.

Exhibited: Boston AC, 1908; Providence AC, 1939 (solo); Vose Gals., Boston (solo); El Paso (TX) Mus. Art, 1972 (solo); Chicago AI; Providence WCC; South County AA; NAD; AIC (gold medal, 1908); Charles H. Woodbury and His Students," Ogunquit Mus. Am. Art, 1998"

Member: Providence AC; Providence WCC; South County AA; Ogunquit AA

Work: Providence AC, RISD Mus.

Comments: Impressionist painter best known for her summer garden and beach scenes painted along the New England shore, especially in Ogunquit, Maine. She was the first woman president of the Providence AC. Position: faculty, RISD.

Sources: WW40; exh. cat., Charles H. Woodbury and His Students (Ogunquit Mus., ME, 1998); exh. cat., Painters of Rhode Island (Newport AM, 1986, p.27); Petteys, Dictionary of Women Artists.

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