(1870 - 1944)
Alice Eliza Cleaver was active/lived in Nebraska, New Mexico, Wisconsin. Alice Cleaver is known for Indian genre, figure, interior and portrait painting.
Biography Alice Cleaver
One of Nebraska's most noted artists as a figure painter, Alice Cleaver
had a a strong academic background and a distinguished career in the
fine arts. For her era, she led a Bohemian life as an artist, but
her later years were constrained by family demands.
She was born
in Racine, Wisconsin, and the family moved to Nebraska where her father
was the bookkeeper for many years in the Nebraska State Senate, and her
mother was a teacher and botanist.
She graduated from Falls
City, Nebraska High School and studied art with Cora Parker at the
University of Nebraska followed by a four-year enrollment on
scholarship at the Chicago Art Institute. She was a student there
of John Vanderpoel, and some of her paintings are
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