Our famous G is :
Georgia O' Keeffe (1886-1987)
American Artist known for
painting large flowers, New
York Skyscrapers and New
She has been recognized as
"the Mother of American
Received her formal art training
at the School of the Art Institute
After working in the art world for
several years, O'Keeffe moved to
the southwest. At this time she
began painting the landscapes of
Awards and honors:
She was presented the Presidential
Medal of Freedom by President Ford
In 1985, she was awarded the National
Medal of Arts by President Reagan.
In 1993, she was inducted into the
National Women's Hall of Fame.
Ms. O'Keeffe passed away at the age
of 98 in her home.
The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum was
established in Santa Fe, New Mexico
after her death.
Here is another famous woman with
much written about her, if any of this
interested you, check her out.
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~Keep on Dreaming~