Born in Missouri on May 25, 1881. Ollie and her husband, John Perry, moved to San Diego about 1915. She studied painting there with Alfred R. Mitchell. Maintaining a studio in the Spanish Village in Balboa Park, she specialized in still lifes and florals. Mrs. Perry died in San Diego on March 21, 1964. Member: San Diego Art Guild; Los Sureños Art Center. Exh: San Diego FA Gallery, 1927; Calif.-Pacific Int'l Expo (San Diego), 1935; La Jolla Art Center, 1945.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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