Vinni Ream – National League of American Pen Women


September 9, 2017

Mary Belle submitted a paper in the Vinni Ream competition sponsored by the National League of American Pen Women. Mary Belle is the past president of the Fort Lauderdale Branch and Women of the year and the National Art Chairman of this group. Vinnie Ream at the age of 18 years of age was commissioned to create for the Federal government a statue of Abraham Lincoln to stand in the Capital Rotunda.Mary Belle was selected to show one of her porcelain paintings with the Vinni Ream historical papers at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum in Jacksonville Florida.