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Olive Rush Finding Her Place in the Santa Fe Art Colony

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ISBN-10: 0890136203

ISBN-13: 9780890136201

Edition: 2016

Authors: Jann Haynes Gilmore

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This engaging biography brings light to the life, art, and extraordinary contributions of Olive Rush (1873-1966), artist, illustrator, muralist, Native American art educator, and social reformer. Born in Indiana to Quaker parents, she left home at sixteen to attend college and later, art school. After a successful career as an illustrator and artist and traveling the world, Rush settled in Santa Fe, where she bought an old adobe farmhouse on Canyon Road, at the age of forty-seven. There she painted, showed her work, and hosted many visitors from near and far. Rush's painting style over the years evolved from realistic to abstract and by the end of her career she was a modernist. She helped…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Museum of New Mexico Press
Publication date: 10/1/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 292
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 3.916
Language: English

Jann Haynes Gilmore , PhD is an art historian, writer, and watercolorist. She directed the Museums Program at the National Endowment for the Humanities in Washington, DC. She is the author of several books and numerous articles, as well as independent curator of exhibitions of forgotten American women artists. Gilmore is also collector of art by American women artists 1850 to 1950. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia, but spends extensive time each year in Maine and Santa Fe.