Metcalfe Museum

In the early 1950’s Augusta’s art was becoming very popular and some identified her as famous. However, r her art was considered a treasure at times because of her lifestyle, as much as her talent. She realized she was going to have to mix her rural life with the busy activities of the city. In 1952 her life changed even more when on March 28 she arrived in Oklahoma City with a carload of paintings for an exhibit with the Oklahoma Press Association. However, before the exhibit was to begin she participated in a square dance. She didn’t return to…

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