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Helen Rooney

 (born 1912)
Helen Rooney is active/lives in Kansas.  Helen Rooney is known for Portrait painter, drawing specialist, teacher.

Biography   Helen Rooney

Born Haddam, May 21, 1910. Painter, specialized in portraits. Teacher. Graduate of the University of Kansas, Lawrence; studied at Bethany College, Lindsborg. Pupil of Birger Sandzén, Raymond J. Eastwood, Karl Mattern, & Albert Bloch. Lived in Haddam in 1933. Served as supervisor of art for the Longmont, CO. schools in 1935.

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951); Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936- v.1=1936-37 v.3= 1941-42 v.2=1938-39 v.4=1940-47. 1, 3; Midwestern Artists’ Exhibition (Kansas City: Kansas City Art Institute, 1920-1942 Mines, Cynthia. For the Sake of Art: The Story of an Art Movement in Kansas. s.l. Mines, 1979.) 1933

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.

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