Cornelia R. Yuditsky

American, 1892 - 1980


Cornelia Yuditsky was born Cornelia Rudy in Vernal, Utah in 1892. In 1911, at the age of 18, she married Ray Clair Wells. She was married twice more, subsequently, to Joseph Yuditsky (1932) and Enock Harmer Nebeker (1966-1976). She studied at the California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco, the Corcoran Gallery School of Art in Washington, DC and also at the University of Utah. Her instructors were Grace Cornell and John Butler. Yuditsky worked as a painter, designer and instructor. She was active in Washington, DC in the 1930s and 1940s and a member of the Arts Club of Washington, DC. She ran her own art school in Washington, DC, called the "Cornelia Yuditsky School of Creative Art." She also taught at the Jewish Community Center, Washington, DC.

She exhibited at the Society of Washington Artists, 1935, 1939; Greater Washington Independent Exhibition, 1935; Landscape Club of Washington, 1939; Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1939; Library of Congress; Allocations Gallery, WPA, Washington, DC, 1939. She died in Upper Marlboro, Maryland in 1980.

Cornelia Yuditsky was born Cornelia Rudy in Vernal, Utah in 1892. In 1911, at the age of 18, she married Ray Clair Wells. She was married twice more, subsequently, to Joseph Yuditsky (1932) and Enock Harmer Nebeker (1966-1976). She studied at the California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco, the Corcoran Gallery School of Art in Washington, DC and also at the University of Utah. Her instructors were Grace Cornell and John Butler. Yuditsky worked as a painter, designer and instructor. She was active in Washington, DC in the 1930s and 1940s and a member of the Arts Club of Washington, DC. She ran her own art school in Washington, DC, called the "Cornelia Yuditsky School of Creative Art." She also taught at the Jewish Community Center, Washington, DC.

She exhibited at the Society of Washington Artists, 1935, 1939; Greater Washington Independent Exhibition, 1935; Landscape Club of Washington, 1939; Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1939; Library of Congress; Allocations Gallery, WPA, Washington, DC, 1939. She died in Upper Marlboro, Maryland in 1980.

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