Suzy Frelinghuysen (1911 - 1988)
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Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, to a prominent family, Suzy Frelinghuysen attended the elite Miss Fine's school in Princeton. After being encouraged to paint by her husband, artist George L.K. Morris, Suzy Frelinghuysen was the first woman to have a painting placed in the Museum of Living Art's permanent collection. Additionally, she and Morris were founding members of the American Abstract Artists. Frelinghuysen also took part in the Salon des Realites Nouvelles in Paris, Rome, and Amsterdam. Also an erstwhile soprano, Frelinghuysen appeared with the New York City Opera from 1947 to 1950. After getting bronchitis in 1951, Frelinghuysen retired from the stage and focused all her attention on painting full-time. Frelnghuysen has exhibited work at the Paul Reinhardt Galleries and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, amongst others.