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Edith Harvey Heron

 (1895 - 1980)
Edith Harvey Heron was active/lived in California.  Edith Heron is known for western landscape painting, teaching.

Biography   Edith Harvey Heron

Born in San Jose, CA on Jan. 2, 1895. Heron began her art studies while at San Jose Normal School and graduated from the CCAC in 1921. She earned a B.A. degree from San Jose State College in 1929. While pursuing an art career, she lived in Pacific Grove, San Francisco, San Jose, and San Mateo. A spinster, she died in Oakland, CA on March 6, 1980. Member: Nat'l Ass'n of Women Painters & Sculptors; Carmel AA. Exh: Oakland Art Gallery, 1932; Seven Arts Gallery (Carmel), 1932 (solo); Gump's (SF), 1932 (solo); Graham Gallery (London), 1933 (solo); Bartlett Gallery (LA), 1933; Stanford University, 1934 (solo); Morton Gallery (NYC), 1935 (solo); Calif. State Fairs; Society for Sanity in Art, CPLH, 1939, 1940. In: San Jose State Universit

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California State Library (Sacramento); Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); Who's Who in American Art 1940-53; Women Artists of the American West; Death record; San Jose News, 3-10-1980 (obituary).

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