Sr. Lucia Wiley Bibliography

Books with Information about the Artist

listed in reverse chronological order by publication date

Thiele, Jennifer C.; Art with Spirit: Lucia May Wiley (1906-1998)
Tillamook, OR: Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, TCPM Publishing, 2018
[biography of the artist, illustrations, bibliography]

Albright, Carla; "Lucia Wiley (1906-1998)," article in the Oregon Encyclopedia
Portland: Portland State University and the Oregon Historical Society, 2018
[biography, photograph of the artist]

Crump, Robert L.; Minnesota Prints and Printmakers, 1900-1945
St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2009
[biography]; The Artists Bluebook: 26,000 North American Artists
Online Database:, 2001-ongoing
[biography; bibliography; museum listing]

Davenport, Raymond J. (editor); Davenport's Art Reference & Price Guide
Phoenix: Gordon & Lawrence Art Reference International, 2001

Allen, Ginny & Jody Klevit; Oregon Painters: The First 100 Years (1859-1959)
Portland: Oregon Historical Society, 1999
[biography; color plate: "Winter on Beaver Creek"]

Falk, Peter Hastings; Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975 3 Vols.
Madison, CT: Sound View Press. 1999
[brief biography]

Kovinick, Phil & Marian Yoshiki-Kovinick; An Encyclopedia of Women Artists Of the American West
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998
[biography; b&w illustration: "Captain Gray at Tillamook, 1788"]

Melosh, Barbara; Engendering Culture: Manhood & Womanhood in New Deal Public Art & Theater
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991
[textual references; 2 b&w illustrations: "Nativity," commissioned for Ashland, WI; "sketch of mural for Ashland, WI" (never installed)]

Falk, Peter; The Annual Exhibition Record of the Art Institute of Chicago
Madison, CT: Soundview Press: 1990
[brief listing of Lucia's Watercolor Annual entry: "Clambake, sketch for a mural (tempera) $250)"]

Falk, Peter Hastings; Annual Exhibition Record of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Vol. 3), 1914-1968
Madison, CT: Sound View Press, 1989

Fielding, Mantle; Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, and Engravers. 2nd ed.
Poughkeepsie: Apollo Books, 1988

Falk, Peter Hastings; Who Was Who in American Art: Artists Active 1898-1947
Madison, CT: Sound View Press, 1985

Park, Marlene & Gerald E. Markowitz; Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1984.
[2 textual references, including a discussion of the opposition to Lucia's Ashland, Wisconsin mural, which was never installed; listing of her Section of Fine Arts murals]

Contreras, Belasario R.; Tradition and Innovation in New Deal Art
Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 1983
[brief discussion of the opposition to Lucia's Ashland mural]

Howes, Durward (editor); American Women: The Official Who's Who Among the Women of the Nation 2 Vols.
Detroit: Gale Research, 1981

Mecklenburg, Virginia; The Public as Patron: A History of the Treasury Department Mural Program Illustrated with Paintings from the Collection of The University of Maryland Art Gallery
College Park, MD: University of Maryland, 1979
[biography; illustration: "Logging"]

Wiley, Sr. Lucia (uncredited illustrator); Our Prayers and Praise
Greenwich, CT: The Seabury Press, 1957
[several color illustrations]

Catalogue: Mural Painting in America
New York: Grand Central Art Galleries, 1935

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