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Sarah Elva McBryde

Sarah Elva McBryde, American art librarian. Recipient cash award design for logo National Library Association, Washington, 1982. Member Artists Equity, Kappa Kappa Gamma.


  • McBryde, Sarah Elva was born on July 2, 1942 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Felix Webster and Frances (Van Winkle) Molecular and Cellular Biology.

  • Education

    • Student, Syracuse University, 1961. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, 1964. Postgraduate, Skowhegan School Painting, 1964.

      Master of Fine Arts, American University, 1976.


    • Freelance portrait painter Specialty Children, Potomac, Maryland, 1957-1965. Gallery assistant Esther Stuttman Gallery, 1966-1967. Art library Martin Luther King Memorial Library, Washington, since 1968.


    • Represented in public and private collections including mural at Hotel Las Palmeras, San Blas Islands, Republic of Panama, 1966, Panamanian-American Institute, 1967, National Trust for History Preservation, Washington, 1972, Urdong's of Georgetown, Washington, 1974, National Zoo Bookstore/Gallery, Washington, 1976-1983, Martin Luther King Memorial Library, Washington, 1988, 89, Artist's Equity Awards Exhibition, 1989. Commissioned works Portrait of Giambattista Vico, Vico Institute of New York, 1989, drawings of Gaimbattista Vico, Naples, Italy.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Artists Equity, Kappa Kappa Gamma.




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    Born July 2, 1942
    (age 74)
    • 1961
      Syracuse University
    • 1964
      Washington University
    • 1964
      Skowhegan School Painting
    • 1976
      American University
    • 1957 - 1965
      Freelance portrait painter Specialty Children
      Potomac, Maryland, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      gallery assistant, Esther Stuttman Gallery
    • 1968
      art library Martin Luther King Memorial Library
      Washington, United States