Mid-20th Century Mary Gaylord Loy Original Artwork
Design Plus Gallery presents an original Oil On Canvas. Signed by renowned Artist Mary Gaylord Loy. Was painted furring the 1960’s. This art piece dissects of the woman rights. Custom wood frame in a black finish. Signed by artist on lower right.
“Mary Gaylord Loy was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia. She began her study of art at an early age, thanks primarily to her mother, who was instrumental in founding an art center in Clarksburg…She continued her art education at Wilson College in Pennsylvania, Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia and Washington University School of Fine Arts in St. Louis, Missouri. She was awarded a fellowship to Skowhegan, Maine summer art program after her graduation in 1954 but was unable to attend. She has worked as an artist for over fifty years and has taught drawing, painting and design. In 1991 she was awarded a residency at the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, France…She has been active in the Womens movement and other human rights issues since the early sixties, which is frequently reflected in her work. She was a member and officer in the local National Organization for Women and a founder of Uticas first alternative elementary school, the New School. She has served on the boards of the Kirkland Art Center and the Utica Public Library. She is currently on the Exhibition Committee of the Kirkland Art Center and is a Commissioner for the Clinton Historic Preservation Commission.” – Mary Gaylord Loy