Artist Biography

1874 - 1949

Norwood Hodge MacGilvary was born in Bangkok, Siam on November 14, 1874 of American parents. He studied at the University of California at Berkeley, Mark Hopkins Institute in San Francisco, with Myron Barlow in England and Laurens in Paris. A resident of New York and Providence, Rhode Island, he was again in San Francisco for an extended period during the Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915. After returning to the East, he taught painting at the Carnegie Institute and worked as an illustrator. Member: Allied Art Ass'n; Salmagundi Club; Pittsburgh Art Ass'n; American Watercolor Society. Exhibited: Panama Pacific International Exposition, 1915 (medal). Works held: Detroit Institute of Arts; National Museum of American Art.

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