Sallie Merideth Gillespie

Fort Worth native Sallie Meredith Gillespie (1898-1991) was a graduate of Sophie Newcomb with a degree in design.  After study at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts she returned to Fort Worth where she taught in the public schools, at Our Lady of Victory College (1939-42), and was later head of the art department of Texas Wesleyan College in Fort Worth, (1942-1945).  She was one of the founders of the Fort Worth School of FA and served as secretary of the FWAA in 1947. She moved to Taos, New Mexico to paint in the 1950’s.



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