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ADAMS, Marilla

East Zorra, Ontario, 1864
Montreal, Quebec, 1966
Notice biographique
As a young woman Marila Adams attended Alma College where she studied fine art, graduating in 1884. She continued her studies at the Ontario College of Art, the Art Association of Montreal and the School of Design in New York. After her studies Adams began teaching art at Simpson College, Iowa. In 1912 she traveled to Paris to study, after which she moved to Madrid to teach art. Returning to Montreal at the beginning of the First World War, Adams worked with wounded soldiers teaching them the art of wood carving and weaving at St. Anne's Military Hospital.
Wood carving
Alma Ladies' College, St. Thomas
Ontario College of Art & Design (formerly Ontario School of Art)
School of Design, New York
Art Association of Montreal
Lieux de conservation des dossiers et archives
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives

Documents sur l'artiste
"Native of Zorra, Artist, 102, Dies." Sentinel Review (Woodstock, Ont.) 03 Nov. 1966.
MacDonald, Colin S. The Dictionary of Canadian Artists. (Volumes 1-8 by Colin S. MacDonald, and volume 9 by Anne Newlands and Judith Parker) Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 2009.

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