Biography

Shirley Lee Bolton (1945 – 1984) was a painter, educator, and illustrator, born in Lexington, Georgia. Bolton studied at the University of Georgia and was an assistant professor of art at the University of West Florida. She exhibited at Atlanta University, 1964-70; University of Georgia, 1970; High Museum of Art, Atlanta 1971, 1973; and the Carnegie Institute, 1971-72.

Her work can be found in the collections of the Atlanta Univ. Negro Collection; the Carnation Milk Company, Los Angeles; University of Georgia; and the Johnson Publishing Co., Chicago.

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