Emily (Emilie) Benson - she married Alden Arthur Knipe - of Danville, Illinois, began her art studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Chicago, in 1915. Since then she studied with various instructors, and exhibited at various art centers throughout the country. Although she specialized in book illustration after the turn of the century, for several years (prior to this exhibition) she specialized in floral paintings. She was a member of the All-Illinois Society of the Fine Arts.
Biography:Catalog:Century of Progress exhibition by artists of Illinois.1933
Information provided by Edward P. Bentley, researcher of Lansing, Michigan.