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Loretta A Allen

 (born 1916)
Loretta A. Allen was active/lived in Oklahoma, Kansas.  Loretta Allen is known for Painting; Designing; Illustrations; Teaching Art.

Biography   Loretta A. Allen


Studied at the Univ. of Oklahoma with Marshall Lackey and with Grace Chadwick in Oklahoma City.  Also studied at the Federal Arts Schools in Minneapolis, at the Famous Artists Schools, and in New York with Molly Guion and Dimitri Romanofsky.  Worked as an illustrator for children's books and for fashion design.  Lived in Tulsa in 1976.

Member: American Artists Professional League.

Exhibitions: Oklahoma City Art Center; Tulsa Studio Group, 1961, 1962; Osage County Historical Museum, 1969; and more.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936-1970, 1976; Falk, Peter, Ed. Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975: 400 Years of Artists in America. Madison, CT: Sound View Press, c1999. 3v.



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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