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Lee, Marjorie E. (Johnson)

American, 1911-1997
  • circa mid-80's
    Mixed-Media on Paper
    14 x 20 in.
    Listing no. 593
    NOW: $1,440.33
  • 1968
    Oil on Canvas
    18 x 26 in.
    Listing no. 758
    NOW: $5,400.00
  • 1978
    Oil on Canvas
    18 x 24.25 in.
    Listing no. 682
    NOW: $3,740.26
  • 1971
    Oil on Canvas
    13 x 18 in.
    Listing no. 692
    NOW: $2,734.81
  • 1971
    Oil on Canvas
    24.25 x 20 in.
    Listing no. 673
    NOW: $3,740.26

About this Artist

In 1911, Marjorie E. Lee was born in Upland, Texas, a small town that no longer exists, in Upton County. Her family moved to Fort Worth, Texas in 1929. She attended Texas Christian University while studying at the Fort Worth School of Fine Arts under Wade Jolly, Blanche McVeigh, and Evaline Sellors. After the WWII, she attended the Art Students League in New York City under the GI bill. She continued her art training at the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center and the Art Institute of Chicago. She painted and worked at the New York City Telephone Company for 30 years, returning to Fort Worth in 1974. She was divorced from Francis Lee in 1983. She continued working as an artist into the mid -1980's

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One Person and Group Exhibitions:
Annual Texas Artists Exhibition, Fort Worth 1936-37
Fort Worth School of Fine Arts, 1938
Annual Fort Worth Local Show (The Local) 1939-41, 1943, 1947-49
Texas General Exhibition 1942, 1944-46
Texas Painting and Sculpture Annual Exhibition 1951
Evelyn Siegel Gallery, Fort Worth 1974
Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, UT Austin, "Prints of the Fort Worth Circle: 1940-1960," 1992
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Canyon, Texas, "Womanartist of Texas 1850-1950," 1993
David Dike Gallery, Dallas