Shaw, a sculptor, was the daughter of prominent architect Howard Van Doren Shaw. She studied with Albin Polasek at the Art Institute of Chicago and went to Paris in 1920 to continue her studies under Antoine Bourdelle at the Academy Grande Chaumiere. She authored THE QUIET EYE and GARDENS AND OTHER PLACES and taught sculpture at the American University in Cairo in 1963. As an adult, she joined the Society of Friends and became an active participant in the church. Died 1978.
From the description of Sylvia Shaw Judson papers, 1897-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83458673
Sylvia Shaw Judson Haskins, 1897-1978, was married to Clay Judson and, after his death, to Sidney Haskins. Her parents were Howard Van Doren Shaw, architect, and Frances Wells Shaw, writer. They had 3 daughters: Evelyn Shaw McCutcheon, 1894-1977 (married John T. McCutcheon), Sylvia Shaw Judson Haskins, and Frances Theodora Shaw King (known as Theodora), 1913-1996 (married John Lord King).
From the description of Sylvia Shaw Judson Haskins papers, 1897-1981. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat record id: 713910424