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Alice Viola Guysi
American Painter

Alice Viola Guysi

Alice Viola Guysi
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Intro American Painter
Was Artist
From United States of America
Field Arts
Gender female
Birth 15 March 1863, Cincinnati, United States of America
Death 23 March 1940, Birmingham, United States of America (aged 77 years)
Star sign Pisces
Siblings: Jeanette Guysi
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Alice Viola Guysi (1863–1940) was an American painter who served as the Director of Art in the Detroit Public Schools for over three decades. Her younger sister Jeanette Guysi mirrored her career in painting and teaching.


Guysi was born on March 15, 1863 in Cincinnati. She studied with William Sartain at the National Academy of Design in New York City, then traveled with her sister, Jeanette, to Paris, France where she studied at the Académie Colarossi

In 1891 and 1892 Guysi exhibited her painting at the Paris Salon. She exhibited her work at the Woman's Building at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois. She also exhibited her work at the Detroit Institute of Art.

Guysi taught in the Detroit Public Schools from 1903 through 1934, and served as the Director of Art in the Detroit Public Schools for 31 years. Guysi also taught pastel and miniature painting at the Detroit Museum of Art.

Guysi died on March 23, 1940 in Birmingham, Michigan.

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