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.
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