Miriam Brooks (MJB) Jenkins
(1885 - 1944)
Miriam Brooks (MJB) Jenkins was active/lived in California. Miriam Jenkins is known for landscapes, street scenes and still life painting.
Biography Miriam Brooks (MJB) Jenkins
The following information is contributed by Theresa Aitchisonher, grand daughter of the artist.
Miriam Brooks Jenkins was born in 1885 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the daughter of Charles Peter Brooks, a mining engineer, and Millicent Godbe, daughter of W.S. Godbe, a founder of the Salt Lake Tribune. She studied both music and art in high school, taking her art instruction from Mary Teasdel, an accomplished artist.
At the behest of her family, she continued her music education at the New England Conservatory of Music, but she continued to paint, and it was the main focus of her life. She married W. Guy Jenkins in Salt Lake City. They had five children, Charles Peter, Anthony, Martha, Joan, and Marian. (Marian Jenkins Freem
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