Born in Malmö, Sweden on May 3, 1880. Afekenstam studied art in Sweden and in Munich. During the 1930s she was a resident of Pasadena and active with the Pasadena Society of Artists. She died on Aug. 4, 1939. Her media included ivory, turtle shell, and ebony. Exh: Artists Fiesta (LA), 1931 (gold medal).
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1925; California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Who's Who in American Art
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