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biography of Margaret Ralston GEST (1900-?)

Birth place: Philadelphia, PA

Addresses: Phila.

Profession: Painter

Studied: PM School IA; PAFA( Cresson traveling scholarship, 1927-28); with Hugh H. Breckenridge.

Exhibited: PAFA, 1927-53, 1960, 1966 (prize, 1945); AIC, 1935; Phila. Plastic Club; Phila. WCC; Phila. Art All.; Moore College Art & Des., Phila., 1998 (retrospective, The Philadelphia Ten.")"

Member: PAFA (fellow); Phila. Art All.; Phila. WCC; Plastic Club; Contemporary Club; Ten Phila. Painters

Work: PAFA; Phila. WCC; Friends Central School; Penn Charter School.

Comments: Author: The House of Understanding, 1954.

Sources: WW59; WW47; Talbott and Sidney, The Philadelphia Ten; Falk, Exh. Record Series; add'l info courtesy of Peter Bissell, Cooperstown, NY.


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