Dorothy Antoinette LaSelle

Dorothy Antoinette LaSelle (1901-2002) Born in Nebraska, LeSelle was one of the first Texas painters to paint entirely in abstract and is well-known as a Texas Modernist. She received her MA from the University of Chicago in 1926 and had her first solo exhibit at the University of Chicago that year. Later she studied under Hans Hofmann and often worked in Provincetown, the artists’ colony where Hofmann’s workshop was located. She taught at Texas Woman’s University beginning in 1928 and retired in 1972.

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