Born in Chicago, IL on Nov. 21, 1867, Helen Klokke moved to California in 1888 and lived in San Francisco briefly before moving to Los Angeles.
She did not begin painting until about 1930. Her forte was floral still life.
She died in Pasadena on July 21, 1946.
San Francisco Women Artists.
Modern Art Gallery (Hollywood), 1936;
Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles, 1936-37;
Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1937, 1941;
Federal Art Project, Southern. California., 1937;
Golden Gate International Exhibition, 1939
Borden Book Shop (LA), 1939;
Los Angeles Art Association, 1941, 1946 (memorial).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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