Sun Prairie in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
After O'Keeffe left Sun Prairie she pursued studies at the Art Institute of Chicago (1905-1906) and at the Art Students League, New York (1907-1908). Her works include a range from the earliest American abstracts, to New York cityscapes, oversized flowers and landscape interpretation of the Southwest United States.
Georgia O'Keeffe's work spans over sixty years. She died in Santa Fe, NM in 1986 at the age of 98.
Erected 2002 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 481.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Women. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1828.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 East Main Street, Sun Prairie WI 53590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Rural Free Delivery in Wisconsin (approx. 1.7 miles away); Maureen Mengelt Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Token Creek (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Wisconsin Granger Movement (approx. 6.7 miles away); Reindahl Memorial Park (approx. 6.8 miles away); Alexander Smith House (approx. 7.1 miles away); Marshall Academy and High School (approx. 7.3 miles away); Site of the First Well in DeForest (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sun Prairie.
Also see . . . Georgia O'Keeffe. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 24, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,542 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 4. submitted on November 17, 2010, by Joe Chase of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.