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Jeffries, Lucille

American, 1903-1950
  • c. 1938
    Watercolor on Paper
    17.75 x 22 in. (Paper Size)
    Listing no. 7792
    NOW: $2,400.00

About this Artist

Painter and graphic artist Alma Lucille Jeffries, known as Lucille Jeffries, was born in Louise, Texas, and grew up in Del Rio and Mission. She graduated, in 1931, from Mary Hardin-Baylor College, Belton, Texas, where she also worked as a teacher in 1934-1939, after two years teaching at San Marcos Baptist Academy, 1932-33.

She continued her studies during summers while teaching, receiving a Master of Arts degree from Columbia University, New York City. She also attended summer sessions at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. In 1939 Jeffries began teaching at Mt. Auburn School, Dallas, retiring in 1950. In the 1940s, she taught concurrently at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts School.

A member of the Texas Printmakers, Jeffries has work is in the collections of the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin; La Retama Library, Corpus Christi; and Dallas Museum of Art. She died in Dallas.

From the John and Deborah Powers, "Texas Painters, Sculptors, and Graphic Artists"

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Exhibitions that included Lucille Jeffries' work:

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin
Women Artists of Dallas County, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Mary Hardin-Baylor College, Belton
Annual Allied Arts Exhibition, Dallas
Texas General Exhibition
Texas-Oklahoma General Exhibition
Texas Printmakers Circuit Exhibition
Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio
Southern States Art League Annual Exhibition
Annual Texas Print Exhibition, Dallas
Southwestern Annual Prints and Drawings Exhibition, Dallas
Texas Printmakers
Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas

Source:
John and Deborah Powers, "Texas Painters, Sculptors, and Graphic Artists"
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