Meadowlark Gallery: The Artist Biographies

Coy Avon Seward (1884-1939)
C. A. Seward was an etcher, block printer, lithographer, writer, and painter. He was born on March 4, 1884 in Chase, Kansas and died on January 31, 1939. Seward studied with Reid, Stone, and Sandzen. He ws a member of the Wichita Art Association, the Wichita Art Guild, the California Print Makers Society, the Chicago Society of Etchers, and the Prairie Print Makers Society. His work was exhibited at the Kansas City Art Institute in 1924 where he received a prize; at the Mid-West Artists in 1927 and 1928 with a medal placing and gold medal awards; and the Delta Phi Delta Graphic Arts in 1936 where he also received an award. C. A. Seward's work is in the Kansas Masonic Grand Lodge; the Sedgwick County Historical Society; the Los Angeles Museum of History and Art; the Springfield, Massachusetts Public Library; the Smoky Valley Art Club of Lindsborg, Kansas; the University of Wichita Art Association; the California State Library; the Kansas Federal Women's College; the University of Kansas; the New Mexico Federal Women's College; the Cleveland Museum of Art; and the Smithsonian.
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"Poplars and 'Dobe"