Other Nebraska Artists

The Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) is involved with several ongoing research projects focused on 19th and early 20th century Nebraska artists. This section features biographies of those artists who are not currently represented in MONA’s collection. If you have information about any of these artists, please contact the Museum of Nebraska Art: mona@nullunk.edu or (308) 865-8559. MONA is conducting an ongoing research project on some of these artists – specifically women artists in Nebraska before 1945.

Find last name beginning with:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U&V | W | X,Y,Z

B

Selma R. (Meikle) Balcombe (1857–1944)
Katherine Madeline Ball (1859–1952)
Joyce Elaine (Brand) Ballantyne (1918–2006)
Bertha (Julia Bertha) Ballou (1891–1978)
Margaret (Cantieni) Balzer (b. 1914)
Carrie Adaline Barbour (1862–1942)
Sister Dolores Osm Bardinghaus (1907–1999)
Olive Ruth Carpenter Barker (1885–1961)
Carrie Moote Barton (b. 1867)
Seaman Basten
Trude Klaris Bedell (b. 1903)
Anna Marie Karnik Beran (1891–1969)
Grace Olive Reeve Bilger (1907–2000)
Charlotte Kizer Bitz (1901–1989)
Ethel Irene Blandin (1887–1969)
Helen Dorothy Boehmer (1901–1989)
Jessica Eva Woodruff Bohney (1886–1970)
Ada Boliman
Grace Younkin Boomer (1873–1967)
Zadie A. Cory Booth (1905–1997)
Elizabeth Janes Putnam Borglum (1848–1922)
Cora Fisher Braun (1885–1973)
Mary E. Blachley (Mrs. J.S.) Briggs (1845–1910)
Henrietta McElroy (Goodrich) Brock (1850–1941)
Elizabeth Henrietta Bromwell (1859–1946)
Betty (Elizabeth) Brougham
Lenard Brown (b. 1969)
Mavis Rose Todd Brown (1898–1983)
Kathleen Spencer Bruskin (1911–2001)
Pauline Lenore Woolsey Buckley (1924–2011)
Clarissa Naomi Bucklin (1904–1980)
Alice Louise Whitney Buckner (1880–1976)
Ruth Anze Buffington (1905–1978)
Marie Vernon Builta (1896–1925)
Deborah Teamer Bunting (b. 1951)
Anna Burckhardt (1868–1945)
Minnie Burgner
Ainslie Burke
tta May Kitchin Burns (1875–1948)
Mary (Mrs. Samuel) Burns (b. 1846)
Lyda Dell Burry (1909–2000)
Lula Belle McCulloch Burson (1879–1960)
Irmel Busch
Della Otis Bushnell (1858–1954)
Bessie Sandes Butler
Fanny Butterfield (1853–1924)
Ruth Felt Byers (1888–1970)

C

Ada Bertha Caldwell (1869–1937)
Anna Field Cameron (1849–1931)
Christie Pearl Campbell (1887–1980)
Myrtle Mae Hoffman Campbell (1886–1978)
Canfield (1844–1930)
Flavia Camp
Bertha Carter
Josephine Homan Catlin (1842–1924)
Ernie Chambers (b. 1937)
Mrs. I.S. Chambers
Ada K. Farnsworth Champ (1857–1921)
Esther I.E. McCord Chapman (1862–1952)
Edward Chavez (1917–1995)
Emma Louise Isabel (Richardson) Cherry (1859–1954)
Lenore Clark (b. 1863)
Mrs. Robert Clarkson
Muriel Emma Mattocks Cleaves (1894–1947)
Edith Gertrude Schwartz Clements (1874–1971)
Mar Gretta Cocking (1894–1995)
Tryphena (Dubois) Colpetzer (1848–1927)
Frances Vena Taylor Coolidge (b. 1906)
Elene Moffett Corder (1897–1964)
Marjorie Mae (Hatten) Corn (b. 1917)
Sallie Cover (1853–1936)
Minnie Reed Cowden (b. 1893)
Donna Angeline (Wilson) Crabtree (1868–1956)
Mrs. Cram (late 19th century)
Bertha Alene Tatum Craton (b. 1885)
Alta Louise (Vickers) Cross (1903–1989)
Lynn Curtis
Sylvia Curtiss

D

Gladys Elizabeth Dana (1893–1966)
Miss A. Davis
Iva S. McDonald Deaver (b. 1893)
Jean E. Slater Decker (1914–1993)
Lindsey Decker (b. 1923
Zella Mae Wunderlich Dickinson (1895–1982)
Norma Louise Diddel (1901–1973)
Josephine Dillon
Theodora Dodds (1891–1979)
Emma Windsor Doherty (1852–1938)
Clara Bartak Dolezal
Kendall Dornan (b. 1959)
Ione Dovey (1887–1964)
Queen Aulusy Dowden (1897–1987)
Beulah A Drew (1909–1998)
Mary S. DuBois (late 19th/early 20th century)
Rowene Dunn
Mae Huffman Duquette (1892–1978)

E

Selma Ruth Ebert (1890–1968)
Marian Ellis
Louise Ennis
Cellan Erickson
Pauline Erickson
Ethel Evans (1866–1929)
Hazel Crow Ewell (1888–1972)
Wanda Ewing (1970–2013)

F

Lou Farnham
Catherine Phillips Fels
Bernice Marie Branson Ferris (1882–1936)
Hazel Charlotte Fishwood (1889–1950)
Thelma Fiske
Frances Cheever Fitchett (1883–1952)
Ruth Whitmore Folsom (b. 1895)
Mary Scholes Bryan Forsyth (1910–1986)
Emma Belle Richart Freeman (1880–1928)

G

Lillian Gallaher
Lillian Alice (Eggleston) Garrett (b. 1905)
Blanche Garten (1876–1951)
Maude Garton
Mida Vesta (Summers) Gieseker (1900–1989)
Cornelia (Richardson) Gilbert (1847–1923)
Helen Mae Enoch Gleiforst (1903–1997)
Hermine Terrault (Champagne) Goldberg (1898–1998)
Helen Goldsmtih
Carrie Goodale (b. 1855)
Blanche Chloe Grant (1874–1948)
Sarah Green (1908–1979)
Edith Grobmann
Gwynnie Gwyer (1858–1951)

H

Hortense Hagen (1904–1996)
Anna E. Reid Hall (1857–1928)
Dorothy Hall
Anna Mary McKee (Mrs. Walter) Halsey (b. 1865)
Grace Hamilton (b. 1896)
Nellie Hanna (b. 1897)
Genevra Grippen Hannis (b. 1868)
Mildred Hansen
Muriel Agatha Homan Hansen (b. 1875)
Mildred Hanson
Grace Paul (Kennedy) Harlan (b. 1908)
May N. Harris (1888–1971)
Ruby Vernice Harstine b. 1894)
Verona Isabel Harter (1891–1979)
Ruth Regina Hartman (b. 1905)
Mary Hartmann
Lillian Hatten
Gladys Browning (Mrs. Anders) Haugseth
Elsie Haddon Haynes (1881–1963)
Mrs. Hadley Head
Veronika Heelan (1910–2000)
Orielle Price Henry (1889–1979)
Carrie Mae Scott Herbst (1883–1959)
Harriet Hershey (late 19th Century)
Rowena Higginson
Lucy Emma Himelick (b. 1896)
Anna Laura Hinterlong
Sue Hoagland
Marjorie Doolittle Hodges (1888–1972)
Mrs. Paul Holm (late 19th/early 20th)
Edith H. Hopkins (1877–1962)
Elizabeth Hopkins
Frances Hopkins
Ruth Joy Hopkins (1891–1973)
Leta Horlocker (1868–1951)
Elma Reeder Horne (1893–1982)
Lillian Horton
Ruth Beverly Hough
Grace Carpenter Hudson (1865–1937)
Mrs. Hume
Lizzie Bullock (Elizabeth) Humphrey (1841–1889)
Eleanor Hunnell
Ethel Hunsacker
Esther Anna Hunt (1885–1951)
Elvira Husted

I

Lillian Ibser
Mrs. P.E. Iler
Ella Ittner
Leslie Iwai (b. 1971)


J

Julia Jacobson (c. 1879)
Anna Marie Jamison
Bertha Evelyn Clausen Jaques (1863–1941)
Patricia Jelinek
Mrs. J.J. L.C. Jewett (late 19th Century)
Cordelia Johnson
(b. 1871)
John Johnson (1879–1953)
June Greevy (Mrs. Sam) Johnson
Laurie Wood Johnson (b. 1862)
Martha Johnson
Merl Johnson (b. 1893)
Pat Johnston
Elizabeth Joan Jonas (b. 1909)
Peggy Jones (b. 1962)
Rachel Jones

K

Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934)
Katherine Kelley (b. 1872)
May McClure (Mrs. William Fitch) Kelley
Louise Austin Kelly (1903–1936)
Grace Paul (Harlan) Kennedy
Betty Sawyer Kime
Lorene Kimmel
Margaret Kirkpatrick
Elizabeth (Fern Edie) Knecht (1888–1979)
Fern (Elizabeth) Edie Knecht
Augusta Henrietta Knight (b. 1937)
Augusta Henriette Knight (872–1937)
Mrs. J.E. Kushman

L

Stella Lodge La Mond (1893–1968)
Minnie Latta Ladd (1867–1957)
Ethel Lagathan
Alice Lambert (b. 1876)
Martella Cone Lane (1875–1962)
Dorothea Lange (1895–1965)
Mrs. Fred S Larkin (b. 1884)
Dorothea LaSelle (1901–2002)
Leah Dewey Leabo (1896–1966)
Clara Walsh Leland (1869–1949)
Ella Lennett
Jean Gorman Grant Leslie (1888–1958)
Jennie M. Lichnovsky (early 20th)
La Von McFarland Lindblom (b. 1915)
Ingeborg A Lindborg
Shawnequa Linder (b. 1972)
Carolyn M. Newman Linigner
Julia Lippincott
Nell Lockwood
Eldora Lorezini (1910–1993)
Marie Ludwick (1882–1970)

M

Ethel Currie Magafan (1916–1993)
Marvel Maring (b. 1962)
Lucile Patterson Marsh
Hazel Small Martin (1889–1971)
Jeanne Matthews
Barbara McAllister
Lydia Scott McCague
Woodie McCormick (late 19th century)
Elva McFie (b. 1908)
Loretta McGovern
Helen Ruth McKeen (1917–1982)
Martha McKelvie
Lin McKeown
Katie Lucile Cable McKinney (b. 1903)
Lillian McMahill (b. 1898)
Emily Mahon McMahon (1882–1974)
Grace McMillan
Hildreth (Marie) Meiere (1892–1961)
Franke Wyman (Mrs. J.H.) Mettlin
Elizabeth Barbara Meyer (b. 1862)
Gwen Middleswart
Elsie Ziese Miles (early 20th)
Eva Miller
Laura Miller
Mildred E. Miller (b. 1903)
Estelle Mitchell (1884–1960)
Betty E Molgard
Lorena Lloyd Montgomery (1867–1959)
Eliza Bushnell l Moore (late 19th century)
Emily Burchard Moore
Gertrude Herdle Moore
Helen Moore (b. 1886)
Anna Riordan Morey (1857–1925)
Helen Irene Hart Morgan (1892–1984)
Clara-Belle Thompson Morrill (1868–1935)
Marie Catherine Rusche Morrow (b. 1892)
Carolyn (Carrie) French Morton (1833–1881)
Nellie Gail Moulton (1878–1972)
Laura Lenore Mulford (b. 1894)
Frances Miller Mumaugh (1859–1933)
Mrs. F.M. Murray
Neville Murray (b. 1956)

N

Tafadzwa Ndoda (b. 1980)
Mona Martensen Neihardt (1884–1958)
Rhe Nida Nelson (1901–1982)
Shirley Nelson
Mary Nissen
Augusta Kathryn Brachman Noble (1882–1966)
Lillian Noble
Hedvig Norskov (1889–1931)
Woesha Cloud North (b. 1918)
Julia Noyes (b. 19xx)

O

Lee O’Neill
Rose Cecil Latham O’Neill (1875–1944)
Erma Pauline Oberg
Mary A. Hanting Offerman (1878–1947)
Elizabeth Olds (1896–1991)
Teckla Olsen (1889–1975)
Edna Onderdonk (1889–1972)
Emma Zella (Grahn) Ong (1902–1955)
Mira A. (Brown) Ong (1899–1993
Mrs. Thomas Orr

P

Emilie Barbara Papez
Katharine Susanne Oster Parker (b. 1876)
Mary Patterson
Meryle Lee (Harmon) Payne
Alice Pederson
Sylvia (Margaret) Stiastny Peirce (b. 1906)
Lizzie Pennell (late 19th century)
Hazel Pennington
Martha Peters
Eva N. (Mrs. Alfred) Peterson
Martha Pierce (1873–1948)
Laura May Plumleigh (1909–1982)
Carolyn Laura Sears Poppleton (b. 1835)
Helen Porter
Margaret Pound
Alpha Prentice

Q

(currently, no artist last names begin with “Q”)
 

R

Myra Warner Rankin (b. 1884)
Ruth Ratliff
Marion Reed
Clara S Reeder
Lillian Reeser (b. 1876)
Thelma Reiches
Elsie Jane Ressinger-Brown (1916–1990)
Jeanne Amelie Sills Reynal (1903–1983)
Marjorie Ribbel (1902–1991)
Constance Richardson (b. 1905)
Mrs. Lyman Richardson
Mary Richter (early 1900s)
Sara K Riddlesbarger (b. 1869)
Delia Mary Robinson (1889–1952)
Frances Robinson (b. 1898)
Stella McLennan Roca (1879–1954)
Stella McLennan Roca (1879–1954)
Etha (Etta) Maye Reubell Rockwell (1872–1949)
Maggie Roeder
Dana Rose (b. 1972)
Gladys Rose
Christina Ross (late 19th century)
Olive L. Ross (b. 1865)
Lillian Rudersdorf
Lillian C. Rudersdorf
Valiquette Morrsion Rundle (b. 1907)
Clara Ross Russell (1888–1946)
Mamie Russell (b. 1877)
Clara Ruth (1874–1962)
Charlotte Sixta (Mrs. E.E.) Ruzicka
Eve Ryder (b. 1896)

S

Mary Sacchi
Bette Sandbourne (early 20th century)
Elsie Savage (b. 1883)
Lydia Bicky (Mrs. Carl) Schlueter
Nelda A Schmidt
Edna Leone Thompson Schneider
Marie H. Clausen Schoenheit (1890–1983)
Hedwig Julia Schupback (b. 1889)
Katherine (Stone) Schwanke
Hazel Schwenker (1894–1977)
Lila Gravatt Scrimsher
Ada Seaman (late 19th century)
Lilla B. Seavey (late 19th century)
Carol Sexton
Mabel Harris Shanklin (1867–1938)
Lucy A. Sherwin (b. 1875)
Josephine Shively
Mildred Shulman
E.J. (Miss) Shultze
Frances Louise Shumate (b. 1889)
Mrs. M.S. Silkworth
Stella Pederson Simmons (1922)
Elvera Hustead (Mrs. James) (El Vere) Simons
Adele Simonson (1911–2002)
Florence Louise Smiley (b. 1911)
Clemie C. Smith (early 20th century)
Edith De May Smith (1908–1984)
Emma Smith (b. 1876)
Jessie Wellborn Smith
M. Lavinia (Mrs. C.E.) Smith (b. 1878)
Mary Lavinia Smith (b. 1873)
Patsy Smith (b. 1938)
Rudy Smith (b. 1945)
Tenie Snowden
Charlotte S. Snyder (b. 1922)
Grace McCance Snyder (1882–1982)
Chloe Adams Sofsky
Harriet Spence

Nelle Spielman
Vesta Ferrell Springfels (1888–1971)
Annette Joy Springteen (1889–1967)
Elaine Stacey
Wilma Stack (unknown –1979)
Carolyn Stanwood (1877–1965)
Josie Anita Starkey (1895–1962)
Mignon Trickey States (b. 1883)
Bess Steele
Frances Cook Steen (Stein) (1851–1933)
Sister Helena Steffenmeier (1901–1997)
Hermine J. Stellar (1884–1969)
Jessie Stephen (b. 1891)
Edna Bradley Stevenson (b. 1887)
Harriet H. Gilrye Muir Stewart
Sylvia Peirce Stiastry (b. 1906)
Lucile Short Stinson (1888–1981)
Ruth Eby Stinson (1901–1993)
Mary Catherine Stoddard (b. 1844)
Viola Pratt Stone (1872–1958)
Olga Maria Jorgenson Strimple (b. 1896)
Gusta Randall (Augusta) Strohm (b. 1856)
Claire D. Sutherland (1883–1965)
Mrs. James Swanick
Pamela Hammond Sylvester

T

Mae Bell Talbot (1889–1978)
Emma Tank (b. 1894)
Emma Homan Thayer (1842–1908)
Alice Blair Pollard Thomas (1857–1945)
Cenethe Thomas
Dorothy Thomas
May Snowden Thompson (1866–1940)
Maybelle Thompson-Mason
Fay Forbes Thorp (mid 20th Cent)
Helen Tilden
Helen Tilgner (b. 1897)
Florence Ahlfeld Tilton (b. 1894)
Ruby Timmerman (b. 1912)
Ruth R Tompsett (b. 1889)
Alice Warfield Sack Torrington
Dorothy Burt (Elizabeth) Trout (1896–1977)
Minerva Elizabeth Troy (b. 1878)
Ruth H. Tubbs (b. 1898)
Adah Tucker
Clara Chick Turbyfill (1893–1980)
Ruth Turnbull (b. 1917)
Martha Turner
Elizabeth A. Tuttle

U & V

Ruby Walker Usher (1889–1957)
Mrs. James W. Van Nostrand (late 19th Century)
Gladys Lewis Vogelman (1900–1998)
Margaret Vollmer (1903–1983)

W

Betty (Elizabeth) Wallace
Vesta Blanch Jelinek (Mrs. A.E.) Wanek (b. 1872)
Nell Gertrude Walker Warner (1891–1970)
Ruith Warrick
Mildred E. Waugh (1890–1977)
Inez Belva Honeycutt Weaver (b. 1872)
Ruth Wells (b. 1905)
Lola Todd Wheeler
Dorothea Fricke Whitcraft (b. 1896)
Inez Mary Platfoot (Mrs. Frank) White (b. 1889)
Edna May Whitehan (b. 1887)
May Whitehorn
Pauline Whitman
Laura Graham Whitmore
Leah Frazer (Mrs. Ramond H.) Williams (b. 1903)
Lenore Ethel Williams (1895–1943)
Katherine Willis
Janet S. Chrysler Willmore
May Wilmasser
Olive A. Wilson
Leota McNemar Wing (1882)
Emma Skudler Winkle (1902)
Ella C. Wittie
Martha Wolf
Minnie Wonsmos (1901–1974)
Mrs. Clark Woodman (late 19th century)
Virginia Rhodes Woodyard (1915)
Mrs. J.M. Woolworth
Fredda Burwell Wright (1904)
Mary A (Bartow) Wright (1848–1924)
Mary Jane Wyatt (1841)
Norma Rhiley Wyatt (1923)
Bruce Wyman (b. 1950)
Carrie Wyman

X,Y, & Z

Alta Zoe Loofe (Mrs. Edwin) Yoder (1902)
Lily (Dodson) Yont (1878)
Gertrude Mary Young (1862–1930)
Mrs. J.M. Young
Ruth Zerson

Mission

The Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) celebrates the history of Nebraska’s visual art for diverse audiences. MONA collects, preserves, researches, exhibits, and interprets the work of artists who were born, lived, trained, or worked in Nebraska or who created artworks that reflect the culture of Nebraska.

Contact us: phone: (308) 865-8559 fax: (308) 865-8104 email: mona@nullunk.edu

Vision

As the home of Nebraska’s official state art collection, the Museum of Nebraska Art endeavors to be the cultural center for Nebraska art and artists by providing quality exhibitions and programs, by expanding its collection, and by preserving its historic building. MONA looks to the future for the growth of its operations and facilities.