Rancho Taos Mission

  • Biography

    Lucretia Ayers Donnell, Frank Reaugh Student (1893 - 1988)

    Donnell was born in Blanket and graduated in 1912, from Baylor Female College, Belton, where she received an art scholarship and worked as an assistant instructor in the art department (1913-14),  Following her marriage in 1914, she moved to Temple and then in 1923 to Dallas, where she taught art for fifty years.  She was a student of Frank Reaugh and accompanied him on sketching trips to West Texas in 1932 and 1933.  Donnell died in Dallas and was buried in the city.
    Exhibitions:  Annual Allied Arts Exhibition, Dallas (1937);  Women Artists of Dallas County, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts (1938); Frank Reaugh Art Club.