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Nettie Ricker

 (born 1866)
Nettie M. Ricker was active/lived in Maine.  Nettie Ricker is known for painting.

Biography   Nettie Ricker

Nettie M. Ricker was born in 1866 in Poland Springs, Maine.  She was the daughter of Hiram Ricker, joint owner of the company that became Poland Spring bottled water.  Nettie studied at Cowles Art School in Boston, Mass. in the 1880's.  In 1895 the Poland Spring art gallery opened with Nettie Ricker, or 'Miss Nettie' as she was more commonly known, as the gallery director.

"Beginning in 1895, the Poland Spring Art Gallery housed some of the finest artists and for a mere hotel art gallery commanded a great deal of respect and was a sought after venue for many artists. Some of the artists included Walter Dean, D.D. Coombs. JAS Monks, Abbott Graves, Leon Dabo, Charles H. Woodbury and Nettie Ricker." (Poland Spring Preser   ...  Displaying 750 of 1181 characters.

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