Dorothy Fulton (1893-1970)

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Dorothy Fulton (1893-1970). In Competition, 1919. Oil on canvas measures 18 x 22 inches; 26 x 30 inches framed. Signed and titled en verso. Date stamp in ink on upper stretcher strip en verso. Custom carved wood frame, c.1950. No Damage or restoration.



Born Uniontown, PA, Oct. 23, 1893; died Miami, FL, Jan. 1970. Painter, spec. landscape, still life, and portraits. Sculptor. Teacher. Studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Columbia University in New York, Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art, University of Southern California, University of Kansas, Lawrence, and University of Pennsylvania. Pupil of Albert Laessle, Henry McCarter, Beckenridge, Daniel Garber, Hale, and George Bridgeman. Lived at 1620 College Avenue, Topeka in 1933. Served as head of the Art Dept. at Linden Hall in Lititz, PA from 1936-52 and as an instructor in the New Jersey Public schools from 1953.

Addresses: PA/Bokeelia, FL; New Brunswick, NJ

Profession: Painter, sculptor, craftsperson, teacher, lecturer

Studied: Garber; Hale; Breckenridge: Bridgman; MacCarter; PAFA; Columbia Univ.; PM School IA; Univ. Southern California; Univ. Kansas; Univ. Pennsylvania, B.F.A., M.Sc. in Art Educ., and with Albert Laessle.

Exhibited: Lancaster (PA) AA, 1937-41; Kansas City AI, 1933; PAFA, 1935, 1936-38, 1940, 1945; Ferargil Gal., 1937; Newman Gal., Phila., 1936 (solo); Mulvane Art Museum, 1930-32 (solo); Franklin Marshall College, 1940 (solo). Award: Tampa AI, 1928 (prize); PAFA (fellowship)

Member: Lancaster County AA.

Work: Church, Ft. Myers, FL; Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, KS; Washburn College; Linden Hall, Lititz, PA

Comments: Position: art dept. head, Linden Hall, Lititz, PA, 1936-52; instructor, New Jersey Public Schools, 1953-.