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Lila Asher: Catalog of Works

Asher, Lila

Lila Oliver Asher was born in Philadelphia, Pa. She studied there with Joseph Grossman, Frank B.A. Linton and at the Fleischer Memorial Art School. She was also a pupil of Prof. Gonippo Raggi and held a four year scholarship to the now University of the Arts. She moved to Washington D.C. in 1946 and established a studio for painting, sculpture and prints. She taught art at the college level from 1947, as instructor in the Art Department of Howard University 1947-51, then at Wilson Teachers College 1953-54, before returning to Howard University in 1961, later Oliver was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1964, to Associate Professor in 1966, and to full Professor in 1971. Since 1991 she has been Professor Emeritus and continues to work in her studio.

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September 30, 2015


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