Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Alvena Seckar

 (1915 - 2012)
Alvena Vajda Seckar was active/lived in New York, New Jersey, West Virginia.  Alvena Seckar is known for Painting, writing, design, illustration.

Biography   Alvena Seckar


Alvena Vajda Seckar was born to Slovak immigrants in McMechen, West Virginia.  Her father was a coal-miner, and the family moved more than twenty times to wherever the work was, from one mining camp to the next.  The family was poor, often living under unhealthy conditions, but the cultural life of Slovak traditions proved to provide a rooted and rich life for the children.

One of Alvena's teachers in Allentown, Pennsylvania recognized her artistic talent, and made it possible for her to find a patron and study at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art.

She continued her education at the University of Pennsylvania, transferred to New York University and received her Bachelors in 1939 and her Masters in 194   ...  Displaying 750 of 3570 characters.

    >   Continue reading about Alvena Seckar

Name Variants for Alvena Seckar





Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

An example of work by Alvena Seckar
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Alvena Seckar

Consider a subscription!  More info