Eline H. McKnight Biography

Eline H. McKnight

American

1910-2000

Biography

Eline McKnight, printmaker, painter, and pastel artist, was born to Dutch parents in Yokohama, Japan, on July 31, 1910.  She lived and studied in New York, attending Barnard College and Teachers College, Columbia University; Art Students League, NY; and Yale School of Fine Arts, as well as various schools in Japan and Holland..  In 1964 she conducted discussion groups on looking at modern art for the Ford Fund Adult Education program, and was a member of the editorial staff for the New York Arts Calendar and the Collectors Almanac in the 1960s.

Her work is included in collections at the Library of Congress, New York Hilton Hotel, the Rockefeller Center, and the University of Tennessee.  She was awarded a purchase prize, prints for U.S. and Abroad, U.S. Info Agency.  Exhibitions include:  US Info Agency Traveling Exhib., Europe, 1960-62; Society of American Graphic Artists Traveling Exhib., 1960-62; Brooklyn Museum, 1960, 1964, 1966; Amerika Haus, Stuttgart, 1965; Corcoran Gallery, 1967. 

Eline McKnight died on November 11, 2000 in Highstown, New Jersey.