Painter. Born in San Diego, CA on May 19, 1871. While
living with her grandparents in San Francisco, Alice Klauber attended
public schools and later studied art locally at the School of Design
and the Art Students League.
She further studied with Wm M. Chase, Robert Henri in Spain (1907), and
Hans Hofmann at UC Berkeley (1930). As a close friend of Henri,
she had correspondence with him that led to his visit to San
Diego in 1914.
An important organizer in the cultural development of San Diego, she
acted as chairman of the art department of the
California-Panama-Pacific Expo (1915), was a co-founder of the San
Diego Fine Arts Society (1926), instrumental in bringing artists to the
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