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Alexander Archipenko
Peggy Bacon
E. J. (Teddy) Ballantine
Stella Ballantine 
Margie Barnes
Bertha Belmore
George Bellows
Arnold Blanch

Lucile Blanch

Ernest Brace
Reeves Brace
Alexander Brook

 

Maverick Festival Personalities
Festival -Goers, ca. 1925

Petra Mearns Cabot,"Petra Mearns Cabot with Lawrence Jordan at Maverick Festival. Petra was on the staff of The Hue and Cry in 1924, and made a full page woodcut for the Festival issue of that year. Petra went on to a sucessful career as a designer."  

John Carlson, "Carlson became director of the Art Student's League Summer School in Woodstock in 1911 and under his tutelage the attendance swelled to 100 students."

Robert Chanler
Aileen Cramer
Florence Cramer
Konrad Cramer


Andrew Dasburg
, "Andrew Dasburg came to Woodstock in 1906 to study with Birge Harrison but soon left for Paris where he is said to have painted some nostalgic views of Woodstock. He came back to the Art Students League and in 1920 became a founder of the Woodstock Artists Association."

Dr. Mortimer Downer,
"Woodstock's beloved doctor was one of the finest of that vanishing type, the family doctor."

Lee Downer
Lillian Downer

John Bernard Flannagan,
"In 1924 Flannagan hewed the Maverick Horse from a chestnut tree that was standing on the property. He was drunk most of the time."

Eugenie Gershoy,
"Hannah [Ludins] and I were always sculpting and there were sometimes chips of stone and wood in the dinner."

Faith Goetz
Joan Goetz
Harry Gottlieb

Grace Greenwood,
"He [Isamu Noguchi] painted eyes on me and I painted lips on him."

Marion Greenwood
, "Claude Howell told us that Marion's mother said ' Marion isn't a bad girl, she just gets lonely at night....The beautiful woman on the left is the artist Marion Greenwood and to the far right is the sculptor Noguchi and Marion's sister, Grace Greenwood also a painter"

Emile Gruppe, "Emile lived in Gloucester, but he had studied painting in Woodstock with John Carlson."

William Harlan Hale, "He was the original announcer on the Voice of America."

Mrs. Hale
Olga Hale
Bill Hale

Wilna Hervey, "The boys got together and I believe that Miss Hervey was in on it and I believe that they made a Toonerville Trolley. You can find out more about that from Walt Peters because he worked on that. Wilma Hervey, she went along with the Toonerville Trolley because she had been the Powerful Tinka of the Toonerville Trolley days of Holleywood." 

Isabella Howland, "She was known for her genre, figure, and floral paintings."

Lawrence Jordan


Herminie Kleinert,"Herminie Kleinert, American painter. The Kleinert Gallery, an extension of the Woodstock Guild of Craftsmen, was built in memory of her and her sister."

Eugene Ludins
Clarence McCarthy
Fagley Mearns

Hughes Mearns
Nan Mason
Isamu Noguchi
Farrell Pelly
Mary Louise Pelly

Paul Rohland
Caroline Rohland
Frances Rogers
Charles Rosen
Kay Rosen (Warner)
Polly Rosen


Bertie Shevlin, "I have fond memories of Bertie Shevlin whanging out popular tunes on the piano."

Eugene Speicher

Ruth Schrader, The photograph is signed, "To Mrs Rothe in remembrance of two happy weeks, Ruth Von Dick"

Walter Steinhilber


Ned Thatcher,
"Ned Thatcher will appear as Invisible Radio Waves and must be applauded wherever seen."

Helen Walters

Hervey White
, "Hervey White, Who was this man of the quiet mien and the enigmatic eyes, this central spirit around which the merry-go-round of festivals, theatre, music, poetry ,and dance kaliedoscope?"

Florence Williams, "Between two'flower children of the 20's,' Florence Williams, one of Woodstock's first astrologers"

Dorothy Wilson
Floyd Wilson


Russell Wright,"Papier Mache creation by Russell Wright as a costume for the 1923 Cubist Circus, here photographed in the Maverick Music Hall."

Armando Zegri "He was a Chilean journalist and novelist."