This site provides access to the papers of Evelyn Eisgrau in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2022, and total 239 images.
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Evelyn Eisgrau was a painter based in New York, N.Y. Eisgrau was born in New York City and studied art at the Art Students League, Brooklyn Museum, and the New School. In addition to painting, she was the director of her own eponymous studio-workshop in Greenwich Village, where she lectured and taught art. She was also one of the executive coordinators for the Women in the Arts Foundation for a time. She exhibited widely both in the U.S. and abroad, including France, and she won the Prix de Paris award in 1967. Her early work included commissioned portraits that are in numerous private collections.