Jean Frances Schonwalter Biography

Jean Frances Schonwalter

American

1919-1998

Biography

 

Jean Frances Schonwalter was born on April 22, 1919, raised in Philadelphia, and attended Moore College Art and PAFA. Exhibitions include: LOC; NJ State Mus. Exh.; Boston Mus. Exh.; Butler Inst. Art, Youngstown, OH; NAD; Schoneman Gals., NYC, 1970s. Awards: Pennypacker Prize for graphics, SAGA, 1966; purchase prize, NJ State Mus., 1967; first prize & medal of honor for graphic, NAWA, 1971. She was a member of Artists Equity Assn. NJ; SAGA; New Jersey AA; NAWA. Collections: PMA; NJ State Mus., Trenton; BM; Slater Mus., Norwich, CT; NYPL. Commissions: two paintings of Temple B'Nai Jeshurun, NJ.
 
Schonwalter died in West Orange, New Jersey on June 13, 1998.