Barbara Lucile Maples

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Barbara Lucile Maples

Barbara Lucile Maples

(1912-1999)

Born in Temple, Maples gradated from Baylor College for Women, Belton (1933), and received a master of arts from Columbia University (1939). She frequently taught in a summer camp at Ute Park, New Mexico (1939-49), and studied at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (summers 1943-45). Maples taught art in the Dallas public schools (1937-64), in the art school of the Dallas Museum of Art (1940-54), and at her mountain cabin in Cripple Creek, Colorado during summers. Subsequently she was head of the department of art education at Southern Methodist University, Dallas (1965-78). Maples died in Dallas, and was buried in Temple.

Exhibitions: 

Golden Jubilee Exposition, State Fair of Texas, Dallas (1938)

Women Artists of Dallas County, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts (1938)

Texas General Exhibition (1940-41, 1943, 1944 honorable mention, 1945-46)

Annual allied arts Exhibition, Dallas (1940-45 award each year, 1946, 1947, award 1948-49)

Texas-Oklahoma General Exhibition (1941)

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts (1941, 1944, and 1947 one-woman)

Texas Printmakers Circuit Exhibition (1942-45)

Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio (1942 one-woman)

Southern State Art League Annual Exhibition (1944)

Annual Texas Print Exhbition, Dallas (1944-45)

Southwestern Prints and Drawings Annual Exhibition, Dallas (1948-49, 1951, 1961)

Texas painting and Sculpture Annual Exbition (1950)

Texas Printmakers, 1940-1965, meadows Museum, Southern Methodist Univeristy, Dallas (1990)

Arlington Museum of Art (1999)

Elisabet Ney Museum (one-woman)

Laguna Gloria Museum (one-woman), Austin 

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