Esther Newport

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Painter, sculptor and art educator from Indiana, United States

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According to Wikipedia, Sister Esther Newport, S.P., was an American painter, sculptor, and art educator who founded the Catholic Art Association and served as the founding editor of the Christian Social Art Quarterly. Biography She was born Catherine Newport in Clinton, Indiana, to parents Edward and Cora Sams Newport. Newport entered the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in 1918 at the age of 17, taking the religious name Sister Esther. A main ministry for many years was teaching middle school and art; in 1930 she began a 34-year stint in the art department of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. After two years at Marywood School in Evanston, Illinois, she returned to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in 1966 and served as head of the art department there until 1970.

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