About the Artist

Georgia Armstrong Askew has a B.S. Degree in Art from the University of Cincinnati. She returned after graduation for further studies in painting, drawing, composition, sculpture, and jewelry making. She also studied painting and drawing at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and received private instruction from various professors of the university and the academy. She attended national workshops in watercolor landscape and watercolor florals.

She is a member of the Woman's Art Club of Cincinnati, the Northern Arizona Watercolor Society, an artist member of the Cincinnati Branch of the MacDowell Society and of the Cincinnati Branch of the National League of American Pen Women, a member of the Liturgical Art Guild, and Christians in the Visual Arts.

Mrs. Armstrong Askew has had numerous solo shows and has exhibited in group exhibits locally, regionally, and nationally, winning prizes and awards at all levels.

She for many years taught private classes in painting and drawing , and gave workshops in those media and fabric maché . She also taught in the Adult Education Program of the local public school system and in other educational facilities. She has given slide lectures showing the use of Christian symbols in various works of art as well as practicum of using them in producing art.

Mrs. Askew is a Certified Lay Speaker of the United Methodist Church. She is also a member of the Disciplined Order of Christ.

Georgia Armstrong Askew Exhibits Prior to 1970

  • Solo Exhibits
    • Town Club of Cincinnati
    • Woman's Exchange
    • many businesses, libraries, schools
  • Juried Exhibits
    • Artists of Cincinnati (Cincinnati Art Museum)
    • Former Ohio Watercolor Society (regional and traveling shows)
    • Woman's Art Club of Cincinnati

1970 to Present

  • Solo Exhibits
    • 1970 Town Club of Cincinnati
    • 1972 Cincinnati Garden Center
    • 1973 Depaw University, Greencastle, Indiana
    • 1974 Cincinnati Nature Center Gallery
    • 1978 Cincinnati Club
    • 1979 Cincinnati Nature Center Gallery
    • 1985 Cincinnati Nature Center Gallery
    • 1989 Mill Run Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
    • 1991 Cincinnati Nature Center Gallery
    • 1992 Rowe House Gallery, Milford, Ohio
  • Club Shows (Unjuried)
    • Professional Artists of Cincinnati (when in existence)
    • Cincinnati Branch MacDowell Society (when group exhibits)
  • Juried Shows
    • 1970 Woman's Art Club of Cincinnati
    • 1970 Mainstreams, Marietta, Ohio (regional)
    • 1970 Summit Showcase of Arts, Cincinnati, Ohio (regional)
    • 1971 Summit Showcase of Arts
    • 1988 Bay Crafter's Gallery Exhibits, (national) Bay Village, Ohio (Cleveland)
    • 1990 Bay Crafter's Gallery Exhibits
    • 1991 Contemporary Works of Faith, Columbus, Ohio (regional)
    • 1993 Contemporary Works of Faith, Columbus, Ohio (international)

Prizes and Awards

  • 1962 Woman's Art Club - Ida Holloway Prize for Watercolor
  • 1967 Woman's Art Club - Honorable Mention - Landscape
  • 1969 National League of American Pen Women (regional exhibit) - Second Prize Watercolor
  • 1970 Woman's Art Club - "Outstanding Painting in any Medium"
  • 1970 National League of American Pen Women (national exhibit) - Honorable Mention Watercolor
  • 1971 National League of American Pen Women (regional exhibit) - Second Prize Watercolor
  • 1972 National League of American Pen Women (national exhibit) - Honorable Mention Drawing
  • 1987 National League of American Pen Women (regional exhibit) - Award of Excellence

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