Amelia Simmons Coughlan
(1918 - 2014)
Amelia Simmons Coughlan was active/lived in Louisiana. Amelia Coughlan is known for painting, illustration, sculpture.
Biography Amelia Simmons Coughlan
Obituary. New Orleans Art and Stage News, Jan. 10, 2014
By John Pope:
Amelia Simmons Coghlan, an artist and gallery owner, died Jan. 3 in Covington. She was 86.
A native of Birmingham, Ala., who lived most of her life in the New Orleans area, Mrs. Coghlan graduated from Sophie B. Wright School and studied art at Newcomb College.
She started working as an artist while a teenager, designing fashion advertising for New Orleans department stores.
Mrs. Coghlan was an illustrator for the Air Force in North Carolina and at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, and she worked for Chrysler Corp. in the Apollo space program.
She pursued a career as a painter and sculptor and, with her husband, Reginald V. C
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