Helen Sawyer, NA (1898-1978) “Wooded Landscape”
oil on canvas, 25” x 25”, signed lower right

Artist Biography

Helen Alton Sawyer, NA (1900-1999)

Born/lived: was born in Washington, DC; Cape Cod, MA; Princetown, MA; lived in North Truro, MA; Hudson Valley, NY Sarasota, FL.

Known: Impressionism Landscape and still-life painter. She preferred oils and watercolors. She was married to artist Jerry Farnsworth. She was active in Provincetown and ran a school in Sarasota, FL with her husband Jerry Farnsworth.

Studied: at Masters School, Dobbs Ferry; National Academy of Design with Charles Hawthorne, Johansen, Sawyer; Arts Students League; Cape Cod School of Art.

Member: National Academy of Design; Provincetown Art Association; Yonkers Art Association; Hudson Valley Art Association; National Arts Club; Florida Artist Group, Audubon Society of Artists, National Association of Women Artists.

Exhibited: at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; National Academy of Design; National Association of Women Artists; Art Institute of Chicago; Hudson Valley Art Institute; Carnegie National Institute, Pittsburg; American Painting Today; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Audubon Society of Artists; Corcoran Gallery; San Francisco World’s Fair; Ringling Museum; Atlanta High Museum; Frank Oelschlaeger Gallery, Sarasota, FL; Vose Galleries, Boston; Corcoran Gallery and Art School, Washington DC; Whitney Museum of American Art.

Awards: Emily Lowe Memorial Award; Audubon Artists

Taught: She ran a school in Sarasota, FL with her husband Jerry Farnsworth.

Collections: Louise and Alan Sellars Collection, Marietta, GA.

Painting Features

Artist First Name Helen
Artist Last Name Sawyer, NA
Artist's Dates (1898-1978)
Materials oil on canvas,
Markings signed lower right
Size 25” x 25”
Price contact gallery
Comments This painting is in excellent condition in a gold frame, also in excellent condition.