Greenman, Frances C.(1890-1982)
Frances Cramer Greenman was born in Aberdeen South Dakota in 1890. She studied at the Corcoran School Art; Grande Chaumiere, Paris; & with Chase, DuMond, Henri; F. Benson; Castelluchio, in Paris. She participated in numerous exhibitions including at the Art Institute of Chicago; Detroit Institute of Art; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; World's Fair, Chicago. Greenman also won several awards including a gold medal from the Corcoran School of Art in 1908 and a prizes from the Minnesota State Art Association in 1913 and the Minnesota Institute of Art in 1921 and 1922.
As well as being an artist, Greenman established herself as a respected art critic, writer and lecturer. She authored Higher Than the Sky in 1954 and was an art columnist and critic for the Minneapolis Sunday Tribune. Dividing her time between writing and her lecturing, she also instructed at the Minneapolis School Art from 1941-43 and at the Art Institute in 1942. Her work is held in numerous public and private collections including at the Minnesota Institute of Art, Ohio State University, New York University and Cornell College.
Note: In certain listings and publications, she also appears as Cranmer Greenman.

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