biography of Melva Beatrice WILSON (1866-1921)

Birth place: Madison, IN

Death place: NYC.

Addresses: NYC/Hempstead, NY

Profession: Sculptor, mural painter, lecturer, poet

Studied: Cincinnati Art Acad., with Nobel, Nowottny, Rebisso; Rodin, in Paris

Exhibited: St. Louis Expo; Cincinnati Art Mus.; Paris Salon, 1897

Work: Farley Mem. Chapel, Calvary Cemetery, NY; St. Louis Cathedral

Comments: Specialty: decorative religious subjects; animals; equestrian statues.