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Norma Van Swearingen, Fiesta Sketch

Norma Van Swearingen
Norma Van Sweringen or Van Swearingen was known as a painter and illustrator. Born in San Marcial, New Mexico on September 2, 1888, she died October 4, 1953 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
– Source: An Encyclopedia of Woman Artists of the American West by Phil Kovinick and Marian Yoshiki-Kovinick.

Norma Van Swearingen was part of the Santa Fe art colony in the late 1920's and early 1930s. Her work was exhibited in the Santa Fe Art Museum, under the direction of Mary R. Van Stone.
-source: Edna Robertson and Sarah Nestor, "Artists of the Canyons and Caminos -- Santa Fe, the Early Years"
Fiesta Sketch, c. 1920
Pen and ink on paper
Overall: 6 1/2 x 4 3/8 in. (16.5 x 11.1 cm)
Gift of Carol and David Farmer