biography of Margaret BRUTON (1894-1983)

Birth place: Brooklyn, NY

Death place: Monterey, CA

Addresses: New Mexico, 1929; Alameda, CA, 1948; Monterey, CA

Profession: Painter, muralist, etcher

Studied: San Fran. Inst. A with Frank Van Sloun; California Sch. FA; ASL; with Armin Hansen; Acad. de la Grande Chaumière

Exhibited: Los Angeles, 1924 (prize); Santa Cruz, 1925 (prize); Beaux Arts Gallery, 1926 (solo); Soc. of Women Artists, from 1926; Oakland, 1934 (prize); San Francisco AA, 1936 (prize); GGE, 1939.

Member: San Fran. Soc. of Women Artists; San Fran. AA; Beaux Arts Club, San Fran.; Calif. SE

Work: Standard Federal Savings, Los Angeles

Comments: Sister of Helen (see entry) and Esther (see entry).

Sources: WW40; Hughes, Artists in California, 77.