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Francis Peabody Colburn

artist , educator.

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.

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