Sandra Jorgensen, Elmhurst Art Collection

Sandra Jorgensen

Sandra Jorgensen (1934 - 1999) was the driving force behind the internationally known Elmhurst College Chicago Imagist collection and helped found the Elmhurst Art Museum. She held positions as professor and chair at Elmhurst College, and curator of the Elmhurst College Art Collection, for many years. An accomplished painter, she worked in oil and specialized in contemporary American landscapes and still life compositions. In addition to her paintings, the exhibition includes a series of never-before-printed photos taken by Jorgensen of the Chicago Imagists in their homes and studios. Sandra Jorgensen, Buggy #9, 1984, oil on canvas, 47 ¾ x 57 ½ in. Elmhurst Art Museum Collection.

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