Lucie Leone Billings was born in Pasadena, CA on July 1, 1906. Billings taught drawing and design at Chouinard Art School (1928), Otis Art Institute (1932), and Pasadena's McKinley High School in 1934. A spinster, she died in a car crash in Victorville, CA on April 21, 1935.
Exh: Pasadena Art Inst., 1928; LACMA, 1928; Calif. WC Society, 1928-30; Oakland Art Gallery, 1933.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Southern California Artists
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