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Elsie Motz Lowdon

Also Known as: Elsie M. Lowdon

Born:
Waco, Texas 1883

Died:
Ft. Worth, Texas 1960

Active in:

  • New York, New York

Luce Artist Biography

Elsie Motz Lowdon spent her youth in Texas before moving to New York City to further her career as an artist. There, she studied with fellow miniaturists Lucia Fairchild Fuller and Elsie Pattee. Lowdon exhibited widely in Texas, New York, and Washington, D.C., and had works included in the Texas Centennial Exhibition of 1936. She painted members of the Blaffer and Hobby families in Houston, and numerous interiors and genre scenes featuring prominent sitters and family members.