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"Will-Amelia Sterns Price: Mike's Road to Taos"

  • 25 Apr 2015
  • 06 Sep 2015
  • 500 Main Street, downtown Beaumont

Opening Reception: 6:30 -8:30 p.m., Friday, May 1, 2015

Born in Denison, Texas in 1907, Will-Amelia Sterns Price was a major figure in the development of Beaumont's art scene. This exhibition includes paintings and drawings by Sterns Price focusing on her time in Taos, New Mexico.  Sterns Price assisted in the founding of the Beaumont Art Museum where she taught anatomy and life-painting classes. She studied under numerous influential art teachers and critics most notably Frank von der Lacken at the University of Tulsa, Jacob Getlar Smith and Dimitri Romanovsky in New York, and Walter Ufer in Taos, New Mexico in 1934.  She also attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. 

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