Egri, Ted, 1913-

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Dates:
Birth 1913

Biographical notes:

Ted Egri was born in New York City in 1913. While in the Navy, he worked drafting maps. During his service, Egri drew and painted extensively. Although he did not receive any formal academic degrees in the arts, he studied at art schools in New York City and New Mexico, and eventually became a successful sculptor. In 1950, Egri and his wife move to Taos, N.M. where he taught sculpture, life drawing, still life drawing, and painting, and was a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, University of Illinois in Urbana, and the State College of Iowa in Cedar Falls. He also taught various art workshops in Texas, New Mexico, and Kansas. As well as lecturing at the university level, Mr. Egri taught art classes to numerous art clubs and elementary school classes and participated in many seminars in the New Mexico region. He produced many commissioned pieces in California, New Mexico, Texas, Iowa, Colorado, and Pennsylvania. Pictures of his work have appeared in many publications about sculpture in general, and sculpture in the West.

From the description of Papers, 1952-1974. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 40966729

Ted Egri (b. 1913) was a painter and sculptor in Taos, N.M.

From the description of Oral history interview with Ted Egri, 1965 Mar. 22 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 458411758

Painter, sculptor; Taos, N.M.

From the description of Ted Egri interview, 1965 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220193294

The Egri's researched Walter Ufer, a painter; Taos, New Mexico.

Ted Egri, b. 1913, sculptor, painter, art instructor, FAP artist, Taos, N.M., brother of painter Ruth Egri.

From the description of Ted and Katherine Egri research material on Walter Ufer, 1970-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122975

Ted Egri (1913-2010) was a mural painter and sculptor from New York, N.Y. and Taos, N.M.

Taught at Kansas City Art Institute and the University of Wyoming. Preferred media: metal, wood, and mixed media.

From the description of Ted Egri photographs of work for the Federal Art Project, 1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744428157

Sculptor, painter and art instructor; Taos, New Mexico.

Born in New York City. Moved to Taos in 1950. As a sculptor he works chiefly with welded medals, synthetics, wood and stone. He paints in oil. Taught painting and sculpture at the Kansas City Art Institute, University of Wyoming, University of Illinois and Northern Iowa University.

From the description of Ted Egri papers, [ca. 1920-1980]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122355160

Mural painter and sculptor; New York, N.Y.

Taught at Kansas City Art Institute and the University of Wyoming. Preferred media: metal, wood, and mixed media.

From the description of Ted Egri photographs of work for the Federal Art Project, 1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122404383

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Subjects:

  • Sculptors
  • Sculptors
  • Sculpture, Modern
  • Art, American
  • Sculpture, American
  • Art
  • Art and state
  • Artists
  • Dramatists
  • Federal aid to the arts
  • Federal aid to the arts
  • Federal aid to the public welfare
  • Mural painting and decoration, American
  • Painters
  • Painters
  • Painting, Modern
  • Painting, Modern

Occupations:

  • Sculptors

Places:

  • New Mexico--Taos (as recorded)
  • New Mexico--Taos (as recorded)
  • New Mexico--Taos (as recorded)
  • New Mexico--Taos (as recorded)
  • New Mexico (as recorded)
  • New York N.Y (as recorded)
  • New York N.Y (as recorded)