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    Lola Vivian Pace Mueller (1889 - 1949)

    Lola Vivian Pace Mueller  (Mrs. Fred E. Mueller) 
    San Antonio. Painter, Illustrator, graphic artist, ceramist, teacher.
    Mueller, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, studied at the Witte Museum School of art, San Antonio, and the San Antonio Art institute.  Her instructors were Charles Rosen, Harry Anthony De Young, Henry Lee McFee, Clara Duer, and Jose Arpa as well as Martha Axley, Buckley McGurrin, Etienne Ret, and Dorothy Bergamo. Mueller painted occasionally in Colorado.  During WWII, Mueller taught painting at Brooke Army Hospital, San Antonio, as a Red Cross volunteer.  She died at her home in San Antonio.
    Exhibitions  San Antonio Local Artists Annual Exhibition (1930-31), (1935,1937,1938 honorable mention, 1939-40, 1942 honorable mention, 1943-49)  San Antonio Print Makers, Witte Museum, San Antonio (1938,1941, 1943),  Witte Museum (1938 and 1943 one-woman)  Southern States Art League Annual Exhibition (1940)  Texas General Exhibition (1940-42, 1945-46)  Annual Texas Artists Circuit Exhibition (1940 Prize, 1941 Prize, 1942 honorable mention, 1943, 1944 honorable mention, 1945-49)  Texas-Oklahoma General Exhibition (1941)  Corpus Christi Caller-Times Annual Exhibition (1942,1944, 1946)  Texas Fine Arts Association (1943)
    Annual Texas Print Exhibition, Dallas (1943, 1945)  Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (1943-45)  San Francisco Museum of Art (1945)  Albany (New York)  Print Club (1945)  Bright Shawl Gallery, San Antonio (1946 one-woman)  River Art Group, San Antonio (1948-49)  National Society of Arts and Letters, Art Institute of Chicago (1948 Award)  Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin (1950 one-woman)  Texas Watercolor Society (1999)  Austin Womens Club  (one-woman) Texas Federation of Women's Clubs, Austin (one-woman)  Carnegie Institute Pittsburgh.
    Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas.  
    Texas Federation of Women's Clubs, Austin 
    Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin.
    Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum and Witte Museum, San Antonio.
    San Antonio Art League.
    San Antonio Women's Club.

    Mill Race Artists, San Antonio.
    San Antonio Art League.
    San Antonio Palette and Chisel Club.
    San Antonio Print Makers.
    Southern States Art League.
    Texas Fine Art Association.
    Texas Watercolor Society (Founding Member).