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Anna T. Carmody papers

Biographical note

Born in Rhode Island on February 5, 1895, Carmody graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 1917. She also studied at the Art Students League and the Grand Central Art School in New York City and the Breckenridge School of Art in Gloucester, MA. Carmody spent a summer living in the Latin Quarter in Paris and, along with RISD colleague Stephen W. Macomber, took a special course in the figure from Hans Hofmann during 1935 December. She taught Freehand Drawing at RISD from 1920 to 1947.

A resident of Providence, RI, she summered on Block Island and at the Woodstock (NY) Art Colony. Carmody concentrated on watercolors though also worked with oils and lithographs. She exhibited at the Providence Art Club, the South County (RI) Art Association, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Studio Guild (NY), and the Boston Art Club. Anna T. Carmody died in 1969 January.