Dorothy Fratt

Dorothy Fratt - Cooper (August 10, 1923 - July 7, 2017) was an American artist.

A indigenous of Washington, D.C., Fratt was the daughter of a photographer and journalist on the staff of The Washington Post. She traditional scholarships to the Mount Vernon College for Women, the Corcoran School of Art, and the art assistant professor at The Phillips Collection, and she studied painting subsequent to Karl Knaths and Nikolai Cikovsky. Her first solo exhibition came in 1946, at the Washington City Library, and she has past shown exploit in numerous solo and action exhibitions. From 1946 to 1951 Fratt taught at Mount Vernon College for Women; in 1958 she decided in Phoenix, Arizona, and began teaching color theory and painting privately. She has time-honored many awards, the first coming in a student enactment at the Corcoran next she was fifteen. Collections in the sky of examples of her undertaking include the Phoenix Art Museum, the Tucson Museum of Art, and the Museum of Northern Arizona. Fratt's non-objective style is derived from Abstract Expressionism. In 2000 she acknowledged the Arizona Governor's Artist of the Year Award for her work. She was married to Curtis Calvin Cooper, Jr., a rancher and farmer, until his death in 2008.

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