biography of Sherry Edmondson FRY (1879-1966)

Birth place: Creston, IA

Addresses: Giverny, France, 1907; Rome, Italy, 1909; NYC, 1912-24; Roxbury, CT, from1931

Profession: Sculptor, etcher

Studied: AIC, with Taft; Académie Julian, Paris with Verlet, 1901-02; also with F. MacMonnies in Paris; Am. Acad., Rome (fellowship, 1908-11)

Exhibited: Paris Salon, 1906 (prize), 1908 (medal); PAFA, 1907-15, 1923-24, 1931-32; Armory Show, 1913; Pan.-Pacific Expo, 1915 (medal); NAD, 1917 (gold); AIC, 1916,1921 (prize), 1922 (gold), 1923; WMAA.

Member: ANA, 1914; NA, 1931; NSS, 1908; Arch. Lg. 1911.

Work: Peace" & fountain, Staten Island, NY; fountain, Toledo Mus. Art; fountain, Mt. Kisco, NY; fountain, Worcester, MA; Frick House, NYC; Univ. Vermont; Oskaloosa, IA; Tompkinsville, CT; pediment, Clark Mausoleum, Los Angeles, CA."

Sources: WW47; Ness & Orwig, Iowa Artists of the First Hundred Years, 78-79; Falk, Exh. Record Series; Brown, The Story of the Armory Show.

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