Born in Chicago, IL on Nov. 21, 1867. 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 lifes. She died in Pasadena on July 21, 1946. Member: SF Women Artists. Exh: Modern Art Gallery (Hollywood), 1936; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1936-37; Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1937, 1941; Federal Art Project, So. Calif., 1937; GGIE, 1939; Borden Book Shop (LA), 1939; LA AA, 1941, 1946 (memorial).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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