Kate Thomson Cory is one
of the most influential and important pioneering women painters of the
in 1861 in Waukegan, Illinois, she was one of the first resident women
artists of Arizona, known for her paintings of Hopi Indians as well as
desert landscapes. In 1913 she exhibited her Arizona Desert painting
at the New York Armory show which introduced modernism to American Art.
work is in the Smithsonian, the University of Arizona in Tucson, and the
public museum in Prescott. She died in 1958.