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Collection Tri-Kappa
Catalog Number 1999.001.056
Title Begonias
Artist Yoder, Eva Mae
Object Name painting
Date 1944
Description Original airbrush painting.
BEGONIAS
Hoosier Salon 1945 $50.00
Eva Mae Yoder
(Deceased)
No. 22
Watercolor
26 X 28
There is a touch of the old South that seems to cling to Eva Mae's brush as she leaves with each flower the soft delicacy of the magnolias … there is a cypress-like grace shown in each bit of foliage ... Indianapolis Star art critic "Eva Mae Yoder's flowers have the touch of a fairy's brush." born in Plainview, Texas ...good fortune of taking lessons In art from art teachers there ... graduated from Asbury College in Kentucky . .. Intrigued with the air brush as a fine art tool, and
this is what her picture Begonias is, an aquatone painted with an air brush ...lived few years in Tipton ... during the war taught art. exhibited at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Terre Haute Art Museum and Coosson Galleries in Cincinnati ... awarded Balfour and Wm. H. Block prizes at Hoosier Salon .. before moving to Sturgis, Michigan, she was a member of the Cincinnati Women's Art Club .. . Tri Kappa and has a Tri Kappa daughter, Mrs. Robert Fulwider of Indianapolis ... her Interest was primarily art, but loved her grandchildren and gardening ... loved working with the air brush for with it that delicate, fleeting loveliness of the flower can be captured.
Provenance Purchased from the Hoosier Salon in 1945.
Medium aquatint airbrush
Dimensions H-20 W-19 inches
Catalog date 1999-12-10