Elizabeth McCausland

Elizabeth McCausland

Fellow: Awarded 1943
Field of Study: Fine Arts Research

Competition: US & Canada

Education: Sarah Lawrence College

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

McCAUSLAND, ELIZABETH.  Appointed for a study of the status of the artist in America from colonial times, with especial attention to the relation between art and patronage; tenure, twelve months from June 1, 1943.

Born April 16, 1899, Wichita, Kansas.  Education:  Fairmount College, Wichita, Kansas, 1916–18; Smith College, B.A., 1920, M.A., 1922.

Member of the Staff, 1923–35, New York Art Correspondent, 1935—, Springfield Republican; Visiting Advisor, 1941–43, New York State Museum; Member of the Staff, 1942—, Sarah Lawrence College.

Publications:  The Knight of Curtesy and the Fair Lady of Faguell, 1922; Changing New York (with Berenice Abbott), 1939; Käthe Kollwitz: Ten Lithographs, 1941. Contributor to America and Alfred Stieglitz, 1934. Articles in Springfield Republican, Parnassus, Prints, Art News, Art Digest, Survey Graphic, Nation, Twice A Year, U. S. Camera, Minicam, Good Photography, Photo Technique, Complete Photographer, Avocations, Dance Observer, Woman Citizen.

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