Alberta R. Shulz [1892-1980]

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, Alberta Shulz attended the University of Texas, being “the only girl in her art class.” She studied at the Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis, the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida, as well as Indiana University. Alberta R. Shulz later moved to Nashville in Brown County, Indiana where she studied with Adolph Shulz, an early founder of the Brown County Art Colony. In 1926 following the divorce of his first wife, artist Ada Shulz, Alberta and Adolph married. The couple regularly visited Florida in the winter months, where she was a long time member and two-year President of the Sarasota Art Association.