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Despi Tralis-Levy Edit Profile

painter , writer

Despi Tralis-Levy, American writer, painter. Widow Harris Levy scholar, American Academy Art, 1946. Member of Dramatists Guild.

Background

Tralis-Levy, Despi was born on March 11, 1918 in Ansonia, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Peter and Anna (Pappas) Tralis.

Education

Student, Washington University, St. Louis, 1944—1945. Student, American Academy Art, New York City, 1946. Student, Art Students League, New York City, 1947—1949.

Career

Assistant New York University, 1950—1953.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Borgenicht Gallery, New York City, 1952-1956, Poindexter Gallery, 1957-1958, Coliseum Gallery, 1957, United Nations Gallery, 1960. Author: (novels) Mariquita, 1965, The Candidate From Hotchkiss Corners, 1968, The Geritol Baracudas Dixieland Murder Mystery, 1973, Deisidemonia, 1980, (plays) The Pawn's Queening, 1967, The Elderdown Quilt, 1969.

Membership

Member of Dramatists Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Violin, flamenco guitar.

Connections

father:
Peter Tralis

mother:
Anna (Pappas) Tralis