Gertrude Kasebier (American, 1934)

Timeline

1852
Born in Des Moines, Iowa.
1860
Traveled with her family to join her father in Golden, Colorado at the start of the Pike's Peak Gold Rush.
1864
Moved to Brooklyn, New York after the sudden death of her father.
1874
Married businessman, Eduard Kasebier.
1884
Moved to a farm in New Durham, New Jersey with her husband to raise their children.
1889
Moved back to Brooklyn, New York to study at Pratt Institute.
1894
Studied chemistry in Germany.
1895
Returned to New York and became an assistant to Brooklyn portrait photographer Samuel H. Lifshey.
1899
Alfred Stieglitz published five of her photographs in Camera Notes.
1900
Became one of the first two women elected to Britian's The Linked Ring.
1902
Alfred Stieglitz included her as a founding member of his group, Photo-Secession.
1903
Alfred Stieglitz published six of her photographs in Camera Work.
1906
Joined the Professional Photographers of New York.
1907
Received a critical attack by Joseph T. Keiley, published in Camera Work.
1912
Became the first member to resign from the Photo-Secession
1916
Helped Clarence H. White found Pictorial Photographers of America.
1929
Closed her portrait studio.
1934
Died on October 12.

Exhibitions

1929
Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, Brooklyn, NY
1897
Photographic Society of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1896
Boston Camera Club, Boston, MA