Elfie Rolke Farber (1889 - 1973)

Birth date: 1889 Death date: 1973  
Birth location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Death location: Delafield, Wisconsin  
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Elfie Rolke Farber 

Born 1889 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee painter and sculptor Elfie Rolke Farber studied with Wisconsin artists George Adams Dietrich, Armin O. Hansen, Carl Holty, Walter Quirt and Peter C. Rotier. Her work was represented in the State Historical Society of Wisconsin’s, Works Progress Administration - Biographical Sketches of Wisconsin Artists and also the 1940 and 1941 Calendar Of Wisconsin Art sponsored by the Wisconsin Artists Federation, Inc.

Elfie was a member of the Wisconsin Painters & Sculptors. She was also on the publicity committee for the 22nd Annual Exhibition of Wisconsin Art sponsored by the Wisconsin Painters & Sculptors in 1935.

Selected Group Exhibitions
1931 & 32 Milwaukee Art Institute (prize winner 1931)
1936 Wisconsin Salon of Art

© 10/17/2007 Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin                                                              4/6/2010

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