Lill Tschudi, Edith Lawrence and Claude Flight 1933, Glarus CH
Lill Tschudi, 1987
Mother Ida Tschudi-Schümperlin, Adry (sister), Lill and father Friedrich Tschudi, 1914
Robert Matter-Tschudi with wife Adry an the two children Donald and Suzie, mother Ida and Lill, 1945
1911
Lill Tschudi is born on 2th September in Schwanden, in the canton of Glarus, Switzerland. 
1918 – 1928
After graduating from Schwanden Primary and Secondary School, she attended the Town School of Glarus and then the Ecole supérieur des jeunes filles in Lausanne.
1929-1930
Attendance of the Grosvenor School of Modern Art, London. She took a linocut class with Claude Flight, which was the start of a long friendship between the two. 
1931-1933
Longer visits to Paris and attendance of the Académie André Lhote and the Académie Ranson (Teacher: Gino Severini) and Académie Moderne (Teacher:Fernand Léger).
Study trips to France, Italy, Spain, Scotland and the Netherlands.
Shortly before World War II, Lill became a member of the Women’s International Art Club, London.
1935-1939
Watercolour classes with Claude Flight and Edith Lawrence.

1940
Lill Tschudi joint the Swiss Women’s Military Service (FHD).
1950
After 1950, her style began to develop towards abstraction.
1981
Lill Tschudi received the Culture Award of the municipality of Schwanden.
1986
The Swiss Graphic Arts Foundation Award was lent to Lill.
1991
Lill received the Culture Award of the Canton of Glarus.
1994
Interview by Swiss Television SRF  (view link).
2004
September 19th, the artist dies in Schwanden.


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