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Gladys Rockmore Davis - Mother of Noel Rockmore

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE by GLADYS ROCKMORE DAVIS

Paintings of her children in Art                               Her own Art

Born in New York City in 1901, Gladys Rockmore Davis studied at the Art Institute of Chicago.  Her work was regularly included in all the large national and international exhibitions.  Her earliest contributions to the museum exhibitions attracted immediate attention and she has won a series of important awards. 

She was honored with awards at an Art Institute of Chicago Annual Exhibition, Corcoran Galleryís Biennial Exhibition, Virginia Biennial Exhibition and Pennsylvania Academy Annual Exhibition

Mrs. Davis is represented in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Swope Art Gallery, the University of Nebraska, the University of Arizona, Toledo Museum, Butler Art Institute, Encyclopoedia Britannica, Dallas Museum, Cranbrook Academy and in many private collections. 

Lengthy feature articles with color illustrations of the artistís work have appeared in the Magazine of Art, January 1940, the American Artist Magazine, February 1942, and London Studio, November 1942.  Life Magazine 1943, 1944, 1945.  She executed a series of paintings of liberated Paris as a war correspondent for Life Magazine

She has had three one-man shows at the Midtown Galleries where she regularly exhibits.

Articles about Gladys Rockmore Davis

1937 Painters and Sculptors of Modern America - by Monroe Wheeler- Pgs 69 & 72 - Early Autobiography

1940 October 20 - New York Times Review - Gladys Rockmore Davis - 1st One Man Show

 

1942 Color and Method in Painting- by Ernest W. Watson - About Gladys Rockmore Davis

 

1943 Pastel Painting by Gladys Rockmore Davis

 

1943 May 1- Art Digest - Gladys Davis Continues Progress

1944 Gladys Rockmore Davis, Autobiography, Book, American Artists Group, Monograph Number 10

1953 December - American Artist - A Plea for Standards - by Gladys Rockmore Davis

1957-7-29 New York Times - U.N. chooses Gladys Rockmore Davis Holiday Card

1957-11-23 New York Times - Creative Job For an Artist Is Her Home - About Gladys Rockmore Davis

1958-10-18 New York Times Review by Stuart Preston

1967-2-17 New York Times - Gladys Rockmore Davis Obituary

2010 Gladys Rockmore Davis in Wikipedia

  
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GEFQ Rockmore Films

The Beginning of the Noel Rockmore Project (9 min) 2010 Shirley with Rich & Tee Marvin

Shirley Marvin Rockmore Interview (10 min) 2011 Shirley & Taylor Rose Marvin 

Manny Greer Interview (10 min) 2010 Early 60s Gallery Owner

DAVID LATTIMORE / NOEL ROCKMORE  (52 min) 2013 Putney High School & young married couple friend

Trailer: David Amram - Noel Rockmore

Full Feature David Amram Noel Rockmore (91 min) 2012 World Famous Composer & Musician Friend

LaGrange Rockmore Panel Film - (81 min) 2011 Gallery owner, girlfriend, patrons

The World According to New Orleans (66 min) 2011 Curator Dan Cameron's Marfa Texas Walk Through