“We meet no Stranger, but Ourself.” Emily Dickinson
The work of Maryanne Meltzer
August 15, Opening. On display through August 23. Press Release
Following Texas Art Collector, the work of Dallas artist Maryanne Meltzer (1922-2014) will be on display in the galleries.
Maryanne Meltzer started painting at 12 years old. She studied at the Chicago Art Institute on a youth scholarship. Her family settled near downtown Dallas in the 1940s. She earned her Bachelors degree at Texas Women’s University in Denton in 1969. She went on to earn a Masters in the Humanities in 1990 from the University of Texas, Dallas. The title of her thesis was Artists Depict Alienation: The Contemporary Social Disease. She taught art at both DISD and the Dallas Community College Continuing Education Division. She was president of the Dallas Women’s Caucus for Art and a member of the board of Directors for the National Women’s Caucus for Art, Regional Vice President of the Coalition of Women’s Art Organizations and Dallas Art District Friends. She was a founding member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts.