Dorothy Emery

Dorothy Emery worked as an art instructor at the London Normal School (later known as the London Teachers’ College), from 1922 to her retirement in 1955 ...

Alice MacKenzie

Alice Bierne MacKenzie (née Sawtelle) was born in Fort Riley, Kansas in 1898. Her father passed away when she was a child, and she and her mother, artist Mary Berkeley Sawtelle (1871-1954), moved to her mother’s hometown of Washington D.C. ...

Dorothy (Betts) Seely-Smith

Dorothy Seely-Smith (née Betts) was born in 1890 in London, Ontario. She began her training in art with private lessons from local artists Caroline Farncomb and Florence Carlyle. Betts and fellow London artist Eva Bradshaw (another one of Carlyle’s students, who may have been her chaperone), travelled to New York City, to study at the New York School of Art ...