The collection encompasses a variety of document types related to the professional life of Beatrice Levy. There is active
correspondence, most of which pertains to exhibition activities throughout her career. Newspaper clippings in the collection
primarily document exhibition showings or awards from a variety of sources for Ms. Levy’s work. General ephemera include invitations,
program and award announcements, and the like. Personal documents include several versions of her artist’s professional resume.
Beatrice S. Levy (1892-1974) was known as an etcher, engraver, block printer, drawing specialist and teacher. Studying under
noted artists Ralph Clarkson and Charles W. Hawthorne, she spent her early career in Chicago while exhibiting her work widely.
Levy was a president of the Chicago Society of Artists, among her other positions. She moved to La Jolla, California, in 1950,
where she continued her artistic endeavors, further exhibited her work, and taught art.
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