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Francis Peabody Colburn

Francis Peabody Colburn, American artist, educator. awards for paintings Springfield (Mass; award 1968), Artists Equity, Delta Psi. Member Vermont Art Teachers Association (president), Southern, Northern Vermont art associations, Vermont Council on Arts (Distinguished Service award 1968), Artists Equity, Delta Psi.

Background

  • Colburn, Francis Peabody was born on October 20, 1909 in Fairfax, Vermont, United States. Son of John Edward and Florence (Read) Colburn.

  • Education

    • Student painting, Bennington College. Students League, New York City.

    Career

    • Director Craftsbury Chamber Players, Inc. Exhibited one-man shows, Knoedler, McBeth galleries, Green Mountain Gallery, New York City, Wood Gallery, Montpelier, Vt.

    Works

    • Author: Letters Home and Further Indiscretions, 1978, recordings of New England humor. Trustee Vermont Symphony Orchestra.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Vermont Art Teachers Association (president), Southern, Northern Vermont art associations, Vermont Council on Arts (Distinguished Service award 1968), Artists Equity, Delta Psi.

    Connections

    • Married Gladys LaFlamme, December 23, 1934.
    • father: John Edward Colburn
    • mother: Florence (Read) Colburn
    • spouse: Gladys LaFlamme
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    Born October 20, 1909
    Died March 16, 1984
    (aged 74)
    Nationality

    Award