Cornelia Foley

Caroline MacIntyre Foley (American 1909-2010)

Cornelia MacIntyre Foley was born in Honolulu, HI on Jan. 31, 1909.  Cornelia MacIntyre began her art training under Luquiens at the University of Hawaii, continued at the University of Washington, and spent two years in London at the Slade School as a pupil of Henry Tonks.  From London, she returned to Hawaii to marry Paul Foley, a lieutenant in the Navy.  During 1937-41 the couple lived in Long Beach, CA and Seattle, WA in 1941-42.  Mrs. Foley lived in Manhasset, Long Island, NY until shortly before her death at the home of her daughter in Severna, MD on Jan. 18, 2010.  Her oils and acrylics include portraits and landscapes. 

Exh:  Honolulu PM, 1932-36 (prizes); NW PM, 1934, 1936, 1938; Honolulu Academy

Source: Edan Hughes, Artists in California, 1786-1940
Whos Who in American Art 1940; Whos Who in Northwest Art; Interview with the artist or his/her family

 Works

Mannequins×

Oil
48 x 28 inch
121.9 x 71.1 cm
Under the Mango Tree×

Woodcut
8.125 x 7.125 inch
20.6 x 18.1 cm