biography of Philip Ayer SAWYER (1877-1949)

Birth place: Chicago, IL

Death place: probably Clearwater, FL

Addresses: Tiskilwa, IL in 1934; Clearwater, FL

Profession: Painter, lithographer, decorator, lecturer, etcher, teacher, craftsperson

Studied: AIC, with Vanderpoel; Purdue; Yale School FA; Ecole des Beaux-Arts, with L. Bonn‚t.

Exhibited: AIC, 1926; S. Indp. A., 1934

Member: Salon d'Automne, Paris; Artists' Union, N.Y.

Work: Smithsonian Inst. (prints); LOC; NYPL; mural, Gary Sch., Chicago.

Comments: Position: teacher, Clearwater Art Mus., 1947.

Sources: WW47; P&H Samuels, 421.