Grace Elizabeth Mallon was born in Elizabeth, NJ on Nov. 1, 1911. Mallon studied at the Newark School of Fine Arts. By the 1930s she had settled in Hollywood where she continued her art studies at Chouinard and Otis art institutes, and with Ralph Holmes, Phil Paradise, and Millard Sheets. She then worked in the art departments of Disney, Universal Studios, Fairbanks Films, Churchill-Wexler Films, and Hanna-Barbera Studios until 1973. Mallon died in Hollywood, CA on Dec. 16, 1997.
Member: Laguna Beach AA; Calif. Art Club; San Fernando Valley AA; San Diego AA.
Exh: De Young Museum, 1937; Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939; LA Public Library, 1939; Otis Art Inst., 1941; Calif. WC Society, 1942; Riverside Museum,
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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