Mary Huntoon artwork

Kansas artist and art therapist Mary Huntoon (professional name) was born Mary Huntoon Atkinson, in Topeka, Kansas. Huntoon studied art under Kansan artist George Stone and other instructors at Washburn University. After graduating from Washburn in 1920, Huntoon moved to New York City where she studied at the Art Students League. Among her instructors there were Joseph Pennell, Robert Henri, and George Bridgeman. In 1921, Huntoon received an assignment to do a series of etchings in Paris. She lived and studied in Paris and Corsica from 1921-1931. Huntoon's first one-artist show was in Paris at the Galerie Sacre du Printemps in 1929. This digital collection consists of a sample of Huntoon's original etchings and artwork.

View the finding aid for the complete collection.

Visit the KU Libraries' digital exhibit on Mary Huntoon's life and art.