biography of Ferol K. Sibley WARTHEN (1890-1986)

Birth place: Aberdeen, SD

Death place: Potomac, MD

Addresses: NYC, 1920; Morristown, NJ, 1928; Wash., DC, 1935/Provincetown, MA, from 1949

Profession: Painter, block printer

Studied: Columbus Sch. Art; ASL, 1911-13; W.M. Chase; K.H. Miller; K. Knaths, 1939-49; B. Lazzell, Provincetown, MA, 1950s; Un'ichi Hiratsuka, Wash., DC, 1960s

Exhibited: Soc. Indep. Artists, 1937, 1944; NAD; Phila. WCC; Provincetown AA; Wash. Print Club; Wash. PM; Wash. WCC; galleries & museums in Italy, Israel, Japan, Alaska, Hawaii; U.S. National Mus., 1956 (with Angele Myrer); Nat. Mus. Am. Art, 1973-74 (solo), 1985; Provincetown AA, 1985 (retrospective).

Member: Soc. Wash. Artists; Phila. Color Print Soc.; Boston PM

Work: Nat. Mus. Am. Art; BMFA; Miami Univ., Oxford, OH; Bezalel National Mus., Israel

Comments: Specialty: wood block prints. Married to Lee Warthen (see entry).

Sources: McMahan, Artists of Washington, DC