Margaret Jordan Patterson

Born in Soerabaija, Java, Miss Patterson worked during her lifetime as a painter, printmaker, illustrator, and art teacher in Boston and Wellesley, MA. She studied art formally at the Pratt Institute, NY under Arthur Dow and with Herman Dudley Murphy and Charles Herbert Woodbury in Boston.

1909 Assistant director of drawing for Boston public schools and later appointed director
1910 Traveled to Spain
1912 Studied with Claudio Castelucho in Italy, and later with him in Paris
Also studied with Augalada
1913 Studied wood-block printing with Ethel Mars in Paris and was given her first one-person exhibition arranged by Miss Mars, at Galerie Levesque
1920 Appointed head of the art department in Wellesley, MA
1920s Served as secretary of The Group art society
1940s Continued teaching and painting at her studio in Horn's Hill, on Monhegan Island, ME
1950 Miss Patterson died in Boston on February 17

1910 Copley Gallery, Boston MA
1913 Solo exhibit at Gallery Levesque, Paris
1915 Panama-Pacific Expo, San Francisco CA
1917 Vose Galleries, Boston MA
1919 Doll and Richards, Boston MA
1921 Goodspeed's Bookshop, Boston MA
1926 Guild Boston Artists
1939 Philadelphia Watercolor Club
1988-1990 Medal James R. Bakker, Boston MA
Retrospective Exhibition Prints exhibit at Berlin Photographic Co., New York NY
Brown Roberston Gallery, New York NY
1986 Provincetown Printmakers Steven Thomas, VT
First cataloqued retrospective of prints

Boston Society of Watercolor Painters
American Federation of Arts
Copley Society, Boston, Guild of Artists
Philadelphia Watercolor Club
California Printmakers
Providence Watercolor Club
Color Block Printmakers

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Oakland Art Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
University of California
Smith College
Cleveland Museum of Art
Public Library, Springfield, MA
Rhode Island School of Design
Victoria and Albert Museum
Library of Congress



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