Elizabeth Lobingier (1889-1973)
Although born in Washington, D.C., and schooled at the Art Institute of Chicago, the University of New Mexico and the University of Chicago, Elizabeth Lobingier settled in Winchester, Massachusetts, and immersed herself in the Boston and North Shore artist communities. After studying with Carl Nordstron, Hugh Breckenridge and Aldro Hibbard in Gloucester, and with Walter Sargent and William Hazelton, she taught at the Winchester Studio Guild for eighteen years, and later held a position in the Division of Education of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.Contact Vose about this artist
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From 1935 to 1946 Lobingier exhibited extensively, including several solo shows and prizes, at Boston’s Copley Society, the Boston Art Club, the Boston City Club, the Rockport Art Association, the North Shore Art Association, the Gloucester Society of Artists, the Marblehead Art Association, the Ogunquit Art Center, the Winchester Art Association, Oberlin College and Tufts University, among others.
Lobingier was most likely a visitor to the Southwest and short-term resident of the South, having exhibited with the Association of Georgia Artists from 1935 to 1946, the Southern States Art League from 1937 to 1946, the High Museum in Atlanta and the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, North Carolina. Lobingier’s work is held in the collections of the Mint Museum of Art, the Winchester Public Library and the Louise and Alan Sellars Collection.
Reference: Falk, Who Was Who In American Art (1999). Sternberg, Brenau College, exhibition catalogue for “Art by American Women: Selections from the Collection of Louise and Alan Sellars,” April 20- June 15, 1991, Gainesville, Georgia (p.132)