Muir, Emily (1904 - 2003)

Genre: General Fiction, Non-Fiction

Artist, architect, writer Emily Lansingh Muir, who was a Stonington resident, was born in Chicago and studied at The Art Students League in New York. In 1938 she and her husband, artist William H. Muir (1903-1964), moved to Maine, a place familiar to Emily as she spent her childhood summers on Deer Isle.

Muir was the recipient of numerous national and international awards for her paintings and architecture. The University of Maine recognized her contributions to Maine's art culture and to the state's natural environment when it granted her the Maryann Hartman Award in 1994.

Selected Bibliography

  • Small Potatoes, (1940)
  • The Time of My Life, (2002)

Selected Resources