Edda Maxwell Heath Biography

Born in Brooklyn, NY, Heath studied in her native state at the New York School of Art, Pratt Institute, Adelphi College, and privately with William M. Chase, Arthur Dove, Robert Henri, and Frank DuMond.  While there, her commissions included political portraits of W. H. Taft, Woodrow Wilson, and Theodore Roosevelt.  Leaving New York in 1928, she settled in Carmel and became active in the local art community.  Also known as Edda Pappel, she died on Nov. 6, 1972.  Her oils and watercolors include seascapes, still lifes of fruit and flowers, and landscapes of the redwoods and the Monterey Peninsula.
Member: American Artists Professional League; American Federation of Arts; Society of Western Artists; Brooklyn Society of Artists; Yonkers, NY Art Association; Carmel Art Association.
Works Held:  Monterey Museum of Art; Idaho State College.