Betty Waldo Parish

American , 1910 - 1986

Betty Waldo Parish is known for her Ash Can School-inspired views of New York City, Provincetown, and the Adirondacks. She studied at the Art Students League under John Sloan and Eugene Speicher. She was on the New York City WPA printmaking project. Works by Parish are in the permanent collections of the New York Public Library, the New York Historical Society, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, the University of Michigan Museum of Art, the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, and the Asheville Art Museum, which also owns a portrait of Parish by Guy Pene du Bois. In 2009, a print by Parish was included in the exhibition "Working through the Great Depression," at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College, NY.
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