The Stone City Art Colony and School 1932-1933
The Artists
: 1932 

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The Stone City Art Colony and School participants. Photo provided and used with the 
			permission of Grant Wood Art Gallery, Anamosa, Iowa. Photographer: John W. Barry, Jr.

The 1932 Stone City Art Colony and School

Photographer: John W. Barry, Jr. Photo courtesy of
the Grant Wood Art Gallery, Anamosa, Iowa.

This photograph is found in many collections of information on the Stone City Art Colony and School.  We have been able to identify all but one person in the photograph. Those artists (students, faculty and visitors) with individual pages in this electronic work are linked here. Their 1932-33 residences are in parentheses. The photo is an image map.  You may click on most faces and be taken to the person's page in this work or select a name in the list below.

Back Row (Standing), Left to Right:  

Norman Meier, University of Iowa [Psychology Dept.] (Iowa City)
Grant Wood (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Adrian Dornbush (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Grace Boston (Cedar Rapids,IA)
 (unidentified woman)
Don E. Glasell (Dubuque, IA)
Criss R. Glasell (Dubuque, IA)
Mary Lieberman Mattern (Lawrence, KS)
David McCosh (Chicago, IL)
Patrick James Allison Flynn (Omaha, NE)
Marion Gilmore Hulse (Ottumwa, IA)
Robert Nunn (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Howard C. Johnson (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Victor Klima (Mount Vernon, IA)
Helen Johnson Hinrichsen (Davenport, IA)
John V. Bloom (DeWitt, IA)
Diana Davis (Des Moines, IA) 

Middle Row (Kneeling), Left to Right: 

Leon R. Zeman (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Francis F. McCray (Sioux City, IA)
Katharine Keeler Pearman (Rockford, IL)
Arnold Pyle (Cedar Rapids, IA)
H. Stewart Leonard (Chicago, IL)
Ruth Eby Stinson (Hartington, NE)
Thomas Savage (Fort Dodge, IA)
Dorothea Tomlinson Marquis (Des Moines, IA)
Pauline Phelps Trask (Independence, IA)
Isabel Scherer Bloom (Davenport, IA)
Gerald Griffith (Ames, IA) 

Front Row (Seated), Left to Right: 

Robert Proost (Clinton, IA)
Dennis M. Burlingame (Cresco, PA)
Marjorie Ann Nuhn (Cedar Falls, IA)
Edith Sternfeld (Grinnell, IA)
Lillyan Jacobs [Rhodes] (Des Moines, IA)
Daniel Rhodes (Fort Dodge, IA)
Edward Rowan (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Julia Sampson Bunn (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Jane Russell Azzi (Davenport, IA)
Florence Sprague Smith (Des Moines, IA)
Byron Ben Boyd (Des Moines, IA)
Persis Weaver Robertson (Des Moines, IA)
Mary Brigham Johnson (Birmingham, AL)
Lucy M. Anderson (Fort Dodge, IA)
Elma Reeder Horne (Lincoln, NE)
Glenn Chamberlain (Des Moines, IA)
Bertha Sargent (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Conger Metcalf (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Jack Arends (Ames, IA) 

Many other artists, not in the photographic history, attended the Stone City Art Colony and School. A list of those we have documented is found in the project's 2008 expansion here. Full biographical entries are also included for these artists.


When Tillage Begins: The Stone City Art Colony and School
Published online October 2003 by the
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