Eleanor Amelia Brigham Cotton
(1919 - 2014)
Eleanor Amelia Brigham Cotton was active/lived in Nebraska. Eleanor Cotton is known for regional watercolor painting, trees, horse races, circus scenes.
Biography Eleanor Amelia Brigham Cotton
Cotton, Eleanor Amelia Brigham
1919, Omaha, Nebraska-2014, Omaha, Nebraska
A noted watercolor artist in mid to late 20th century Omaha, Eleanor Cotton was a lifetime resident of Nebraska, with the exception of a few years when she followed her husband to professional training residencies. Because she excelled with her painting and teaching, and was socially prominent with family connections, state newspapers provide much information about Eleanor Cotton’s life’s story.
Her mother, Emily Wentworth Brigham, was a homemaker, music teacher, and performing pianist, and her father, Norman Brigham, was “three times president of the Nebraska Institute of American Architects.” (Omaha World-Herald 11/30/1947) Eleanor marrie
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