ABOUT MINNA CITRON

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Minna Citron

1896-1992

She was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1896. As a married mother of two she decided to take up painting studying first with Benjamin Kopmat at the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, before going to the New York School of Applied Design, and finally the Arts Students League in 1928. There she studied with Kenneth Hayes Miller, other fellow students and friends included Reginald Marsh, Rafael Soyer and Isabel Bishop.

She learned printmaking during the early 1930's but expanded the study of this artistic process after studying with Stanly William Hayter at Atelier 17 in New York City in the late 1930's. She was also involved with the WPA, Federal Art Project in New York City.

Her work was extensively exhibited in during her lifetime and she is in the collections of many prominent museums.

WORKS BY CITRON MINNA