In memory of
Lois Lazarus
In memory of
Lois Lazarus
Lois Lazarus, 88, painter, author and teacher, passed away in Manhattan on July 18 after a long illness. Born in Brooklyn, she suffered from tuberculosis and hearing loss as a child, but found solace in art. She received a B.A. in architecture and fine arts from Cooper Union. In the 1950s she moved to Los Angeles, joining a group of artists who exhibited at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Exodus Gallery in St. Louis, the Dilexi Gallery in San Francisco and in Calabasas. She held a solo show in the foyer of the Coronet Louvre Theater in L.A. and showed at other venues, including in New York. In the 1960s she moved to Florida, studying art history and education at the University of Miami while raising her son. Back in New York she received an M.A. in art history from Hofstra, writing children's books about country music and colonial arts and crafts. Later she worked as a music publicist and taught subjects ranging from marketing to drawing at schools and colleges in New York, including Pratt Institute. She is survived by her son, Scott, three grandchildren and six great grandchildren. For information about a memorial tribute contact mccart731@aol.com.
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In memory of
Lois Lazarus
Lois Lazarus, 88, painter, author and teacher, passed away in Manhattan on July 18 after a long illness. Born in Brooklyn, she suffered from tuberculosis and hearing loss as a child, but found solace in art. She received a B.A. in architecture and fine arts from Cooper Union. In the 1950s she moved to Los Angeles, joining a group of artists who exhibited at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Exodus Gallery in St. Louis, the Dilexi Gallery in San Francisco and in Calabasas. She held a solo show in the foyer of the Coronet Louvre Theater in L.A. and showed at other venues, including in New York. In the 1960s she moved to Florida, studying art history and education at the University of Miami while raising her son. Back in New York she received an M.A. in art history from Hofstra, writing children's books about country music and colonial arts and crafts. Later she worked as a music publicist and taught subjects ranging from marketing to drawing at schools and colleges in New York, including Pratt Institute. She is survived by her son, Scott, three grandchildren and six great grandchildren. For information about a memorial tribute contact mccart731@aol.com.
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