Helen King Boyer
(1919 - 2012)
Helen King Boyer was active/lived in New Jersey, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Kansas. Helen Boyer is known for wig and toy designer, printmaking.
Biography Helen King Boyer
Following is an obituary of the artist.
Helen King Boyer, 92, passed peacefully away on August 6, 2012, while living at the Glennon Place Nursing Center, in Northeast Kansas City, MO. Helen was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania December 16, 1919, the daughter of Ernest Wilson and Louise Miller Boyer.
She was bedridden during the first ten years of her life due to a failure of her lymphatic system at age four. During this period her father read to her literary classics and she also entertained herself with coloring books, creating paper cut-outs and browsing through dance magazines. She studied art at the University of Pittsburgh and at Carnegie Technical Institute.
Her professional career as artist and printmaker led h
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