Peggy Bacon

Peggy Bacon

Fellow: Awarded 1934
Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

BACON, PEGGY: Appointed for creative work in the graphic arts, in the United States; tenure, Summer of 1934.

Born May 2, 1895, at Ridgefield, Connecticut. Education: New York School of Fine and Applied Arts, 1914–15; Art Students League, 1915–20.

Exhibited in New York, Cincinnati, Davenport, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Represented in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum, Brooklyn Museum, New York Public Library, Cleveland Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art. Awarded bronze medal, Sesquicentennial Exposition, Philadelphia.

Publications: (illustrated by the author) The True Philosopher, 1919; Funerealities, 1925; The Lion-hearted Kitten, 1927; Mercy and the Mouse, 1928; The Ballad of Tangle Street, 1929; The Terrible Nuisance, 1931; Animosities, 1931; Mischief in Mayfield, 1933. Illustrator of New Songs for New Voices, by David and Clara Mannes, 1928, and Rootabaga Country, by Carl Sandburg, 1929.

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