Dorothea Warren O'Hara
Dorothea Warren O'Hara
August 31, 1873
|Died||May 1, 1972(aged 98)|
Dorothea Warren O'Hara (August 31, 1873 - May 1972) was an American ceramic artist who won the Lifetime Membership Prize from the National Arts Club and a gold medal at the Panama–Pacific International Exposition. She was president of the Keramic Society of Greater New York and president of the New York National Society of Craftsmen.
Biography[change | change source]
She was born as Dorothea Warren on August 31, 1873 in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1915 she won the Lifetime Membership Prize from the National Arts Club and a gold medal at the Panama–Pacific International Exposition. In 1923 she published The Art of Enameling on Porcelain. She died in May 1972 in Delray Beach, Florida.
Legacy[change | change source]
Books she wrote[change | change source]
- The Art of Enameling on Porcelain (1912)
- Dorothea Warren O'Hara Enamels, for Decorating All Kinds of China by the Roessler and Hasslacher Chemical Company (1920)
References[change | change source]
- "Lifetime Membership Prize". New York Times. December 19, 1915. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
The Lifetime Membership Prize in the National Arts Club has been awarded to Dorothea Warren O'Hara. ...
- The Biography & Genealogy Master Index lists her birth year as 1875 and her death year as 1963. The Social Security Death Index uses 31 August 1873 and May 1972 and the Metropolitan Museum of Art uses "Dorothea Warren O'Hara (American, 1873–1972)".
- "Rise of American China Painting". Art World. 1917. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
For only after long years of strenuous study and practical experimentation at home and abroad, came to her recognition of 'greatest accomplishment in Keramics,' in form of a 'Life Membership in the National Arts Club,' to be capped by a gold medal at the Panama-San Francisco Exhibition, and purchase of two of her enamel jars by the Royal Museum of Tokyo.
- "Mrs. Dorothea Warren O'Hara". Keramic Studio. 1966. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
[she married] in New York and had become Mrs. O'Hara ... Mrs. O'Hara was awarded Life Membership in the National Arts Club of New York for what she has accomplished in the development of keramics, also a gold medal at the Panama-Pacific Exposition. ... She is now president of the Keramic Society of Greater New York ... She is also the present president of the New York National Society of Craftsmen, and a director of the Art Alliance of America.
- "Dorothea Warren O'Hara (American, 1873–1972)". Metropolitan Museum of Art. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
Accession Number: 29.130.1