Matador
oil on canvas
76'' x 44''
Morrison, Zaidee
1872-1953

Zaidee Morrison, a painter and illustrator, was born in Skowhegan, Maine, in 1872.  She pursued her artistic studies at the Cooper Union Art School, the National Academy of Design, and the Art Students League in New York, as well as under the tutelage of J.H. Twachtman, Frank V. DuMond, William Merritt Chase, and R.H. Nicholls.

Morrison exhibited extensively throughout her career, including shows at the North Shore Art Association; the Ogunquit Art Center, Maine; the Baltimore Miniature Painters Society; the New York Watercolor Club; the National Association of Women Artists; The American Society of Miniature Painters; the National Academy of Design; and the Grand Central Gallery, New York.

Morrison served as an active member of the Art Students League and the New York Watercolor Club.

Today, Zaidee Morrison's work can be found in the Mary Lyon Room, Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts; and Colby University, Waterville, Maine.