Eleanor J Mathews
(1894 - 1980)
Eleanor J. Mathews was active/lived in Florida, Illinois. Eleanor Mathews is known for regional scene watercolor painting.
Biography Eleanor J. Mathews
Eleanor J. Mathews was born in 1894 in Chicago, Illinois. She received her early training in fine art at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. Later, she graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She also took postgraduate classes in fine art at the University of Wisconsin and at the Saugatuck School of Painting, Michigan.
During this period she exhibited often in the Annual Exhibitions of the Art Students League of Chicago. She worked for the Works Progress Administration and is included in WPA: New Deal Artists.
After a move to Orlando, Florida, she maintained a studio at 1505 East Esther Avenue that she used as a base of operations as she ventured several miles north to the city of Eatonville, the first Afric
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