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Criss Glasell

Criss Glasell studied at Grant Wood’s Stone City Art Colony in 1932 and 1933. In 1937, she moved with her husband Don from Dubuque to work at the new Sioux City Art Center. Both served as instructors, and Don served as director after Bob White resigned.


Criss (Christine Albertina) Glasell

Austrian-American (Artist with ties to Sioux City)


Ironing, 1938


Sioux City Art Center Permanent Collection; 995.17

Transfer from the Dubuque Museum of Art

Ironing was produced at the Sioux City Art Center and later included in 37th Annual Philadelphia Print Exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. It was also chosen by the National Art Society from an exhibition at the New York World’s Fair in 1939 for a nationally touring exhibition.