Painter. Born in Los Angeles, CA on Oct. 31, 1889.
Whelan studied at Stanford University, ASL in NYC, Los Angeles School of Art & Design, with Nicholas Haz and Boardman Robinson.
A spinster and lifelong resident of Los Angeles, she died on March 2, 1974.
Her work includes seascapes, florals, and portraits. Member: Calif. Art Club; Whitney Studio Club; Laguna Beach AA; Women Painters of the West.
Exh: Calif. Liberty Fair, 1918; Kanst Gallery (LA), 1918; Calif. Art Club, 1918-37; Calif. State Fair, 1930, 1936; Arizona State Fair, 1931 (1st prize); American Painters & Sculptors, LACMA, 1931; Gardena (CA) High School, 1933. AAA 1919-33; WWAA 1936-62; CA&A; SCA; Ben; FId; WAA; LA Times, 3-5-1974 (Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here