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Josephine Kopenhaver

 (1908 - 1991)
Josephine Young Kopenhaver was active/lived in California.  Josephine Kopenhaver is known for town-landscape, abstract, non objective.

Biography   Josephine Kopenhaver

Born in Seattle, WA on June 9, 1908. By the 1920s Josephine Young had moved to Los Angeles. She received her B.A. degree from UCLA, M.F.A. from USC, and was a pupil of Millard Sheets at the Chouinard School. In 1931 she wed Ralph Kopenhaver. She exhibited extensively in California from the 1930s until the early 1960s. She taught art for many years at Los Angeles City College and was secretary of the California Watercolor Society. She died in Los Angeles on Dec. 4, 1991. Her work includes landscapes of Death Valley, Yosemite, and southern California. Exh: San Diego FA Gallery, 1933; Allied Arts, LACMA, 1936; LA County Fair, 1938; Calif. WC Society, 1938-53; GGIE, 1939; American Artists Congress (LA), 1940; Women Painters of the West

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in American Art 1940-62; Who's Who in California 1942; Women Artists of the American West.

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