Stella Sullivan

"Refinery at Barbours Cut" Impressionist Landscape Painting, 1961



Oil Crayon and Ink


Impressionist landscape scene with Refinery towers. The work is signed and dated by the artist. It is framed in a wooden frame.

Artist Biography

Stella Sullivan was born in Houston, Texas. She earned her degree in architecture from Rice Institute (now Rice University) and worked for her father in architectural drafting. She received private lessons from artist, Ola McNeill Davidson, and attended classes at Museum School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Sullivan moved to Michigan where she studied at the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts, later transferring to the Cranbrook Academy of Art where she graduated with her master of fine arts degree. Sullivan was an instructor at the Museum School (now Glassell School) of Art, the University of Houston, Sam Houston State University, and the University of Delaware. She established the Stella Sullivan School of Art where she taught painting, drawing, design, and silk-screening during the 1970s. Her career as an artist and teacher in Houston spans seven decades.


H 39 in. x W 25.5 in. x D 1.5 in.

Dimensions without Frame

H 17.5 in x W 11.5 in.