(1903 - 1985)
Helmi Dagmar Juvonen was active/lived in Washington, Montana. Helmi Juvonen is known for native Americans, prints, doll drawings.
Biography Helmi Juvonen
Born in 1903 into an artistic family in Butte, Montana, Helmi Juvonen grew up in Seattle and remained in Washington until her death in 1985.
Helmi Juvonen is noted for her ardent interest in Native American culture. Her sincerity gained her acceptance into tribal ceremonies and sacred rituals, and she was permitted to observe the spirit dances, which became the subject of many of her paintings. She also studied tribal art by attending the Northwest Coast exhibits at the Washington State Museum.
Formal art training came from the Cornish Art Institute, to which she had received two scholarships. In the 1940s she studied lithography and began making linoleum cut prints. Following a brief employment at Boeing during World War II,
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