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Normah Knight Listed Texas Artist 12 x 9 YELLOW ROSES

Normah Knight Listed Texas Artist 12 x 9 YELLOW ROSES
Normah Knight Listed Texas Artist 12 x 9 YELLOW ROSES
Normah Knight Listed Texas Artist 12 x 9 YELLOW ROSES
Normah Knight Listed Texas Artist 12 x 9 YELLOW ROSES
Normah Knight Listed Texas Artist 12 x 9 YELLOW ROSES
Normah Knight Listed Texas Artist 12 x 9 YELLOW ROSES
Normah Knight Listed Texas Artist 12 x 9 YELLOW ROSES
Normah Knight Listed Texas Artist 12 x 9 YELLOW ROSES
Normah Knight Listed Texas Artist 12 x 9 YELLOW ROSES

Normah Knight Listed Texas Artist 12 x 9 YELLOW ROSES

ACTUAL ART IS 12 X 9 AND FRAMED 14 X 17. HERE IS MORE INFO ON ACTUAL ARTIST. Normah Knight, known for landscape, seascape, and floral paintings, won her first art contest in 1919when she was nine years oldin Dallas, Texas.

Now, past the end of the century, she has many accolades. The Smithsonian Institution Museum of Natural History in Washington D. Displayed her painting in their National Collection of Fine Arts Special Exhibit of Contemporary American Paintings, November 1963. And, her paintings were chosen to represent the Rio Grande Valley Art League in an exhibit at the Lynn Kottler Gallery in New York, 1966.

Sponsored an international touring exhibit that included her work to represent American Art at Madison Square Garden, New York City, January 1958. The exhibit later went to the World's Fair in Brussels.

Texas Art Association sponsored a show in the Elizabeth Ney Museum in Austin in November, 1941, and Normah was one of the two featured artists. In New York, Nichol, Inc.

Started their collection of Wild Turkey paintings by purchasing Normah's TEXAS WILD TURKEY. Her credits include: Charter member of Artist and Craftsmen Associated in Dallas, and twenty years member of the American Artists Professional League of New York.

Normah Knight's education consists of Southern Methodist University, Dallas Art Institute, Federal School, Inc. In Minneapolis, and Julian Academy in Paris, France, The Schuler School of Fine Art in Baltimore, MD. She also took seminars from Harry Anthony DeYoung, Peter Hondstedt, Gean Cromwell, Frank J.

Reilly, Richard Seyfert, Henry Gasser and Frederic Taubes. John Connally invited Normah to take part in the Governor's Conference on the Arts to establish the Texas Fine Arts Commission (1968). She was officially appointed to head the development of art in the Rio Grande Valley.

She was head of the Cultural Arts Program for the State of Texas in the Rio Grande Valley for ten years. Normah received many special honors: A tribute by The Senate of The State of Texas Proclamation No. 1457 reads, The Texas Senate is pleased to recognize Mrs. Normah Knight for her significant contributions to the cultural landscape of Texas...

The Senate of the State of Texas hereby honors Normah Knight for her many noteworthy accomplishments.... Signed by Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. Rotary International, Harlingen, presented Normah with the prestigious Paul Harris Fellowship Foundation Award and Medal for her years of dedication to the development of art in the Rio Grande Valley.

The City of Harlingen honored Normah with a Reception and a Proclamation that read in closing, I, Connie de la Garza, Mayor of the City of Harlingen, do hereby proclaim,'February 10th as Normah Knight Day. Stories and articles have been written about her in books, magazines and newspapers, including historical books of the Rio Grande Valley:'Roots by the River', and'One Hundred Women of the Rio Grande'. "Illustrator Magazine", 1958, featured her painting on its cover with eight paintings inside. "Texas Farming and Agricultural Magazine", August 1961, had her painting on its cover. Illustrator Magazine, June 1965, wrote "The Normah Knight Success Story, " with a cover painting.

The "Kerrville Daily Times", Nov. 30, 1980, featured Normah on the front page with a caption - A Portrait of a Painter. It carried a major article with pictures. Images, the Chamber of Commerce magazine of Harlingen, TX wrote about her murals in "History in Living Color, " 2003. "Texas Highways" extolled her murals in their September 2004 issue.

Normah Knight painted on site and studied nature in detail. Many times, she said, I have never seen an artist who was an atheist. " Her Creed: "I came into this world by the grace of God. At fourteen, I knew he meant for me to be an artist.

I looked over the heaven and the earth and the sea. I scanned the sun and the rest of our well ordered creation. I marveled at the beauty of it all. I realized that the world and all things in it moved and lived by the power of the sun. At this point, I decided to try and paint sunlight into my pictures. I try to remember that God made it all and no one on earth can really paint such beauty. In 1948 Knight was commissioned to paint a mural depicting'The Story of Bread' - from the fields to the bakery.

The 4' x 48' mural was mounted on the circular lobby wall of the new Holsom Bread Bakery in Harlingen, Texas. Her largest mural is 360 sq.

Weights 300 lbs, and is 9' x 38' long. It portrays "The Agricultural Development of the Rio Grande Valley". She painted it in 1951 and restored it in 1994. Appropriately, it is in the historic downtown Harlingen Hibernia National Bank lobby.

And, her mural, "The History of the Soft Drink Industry" (6'x 8') was unveiled at the Grand Opening of Royal Crown Cola's new building, October 1955. Great artist and very under appreciated. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "j_dubs_deals" and is located in this country: US.

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  • Artist: Normah Knight
  • Unit of Sale: Single-Piece Work
  • Size: 9 X 12
  • Color: Multi-Color
  • Material: Oil, Canvas
  • Region of Origin: US
  • Subject: Texas
  • Type: Painting
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original
  • Width (Inches): 9\
  • Height (Inches): 12\
  • Style: Vintage
  • Painting Surface: Canvas
  • Features: Signed


Normah Knight Listed Texas Artist 12 x 9 YELLOW ROSES