Gladys Edgerly Bates, American sculptor. Recipient awards including Widener Gold medal Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, 1931; national association medal; Huntingdon prize National Association Women Artists, 1934; Fellow National Sculpture Society.
Bates, Gladys Edgerly was born on July 15, 1896 in Hopewell, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Webster and Edna Reid (Boyts) Edgerly.
Student, Corcoran Gallery School of Art, 1910-1916;
student, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, 1916-1921.
Married Kenneth Bates, July 12, 1923. Children– Kenneth, David Dunlop, Thomas Edgerly.