Georgia O'Keeffe and Texas

O'Keeffe photo from 1917 College yearbook Le Mirage

"I lived on the plains of North Texas for four years," she wrote in 1919. "It is the only place I have ever felt that I really belonged--that I really felt at home." ... "But I belonged," O'Keeffe told a friend. "That was my country--terrible winds and a wonderful emptiness."

Georgia O'Keeffe by Lloyd Goodrich and Doris Bry. New York : Praeger, [1970], p.9.