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Roberta J Alexander

 (20th Century)
Roberta J. Alexander was active/lived in California.  Roberta Alexander is known for painting.

Biography   Roberta J. Alexander


Born in Kingsburg, Alexander grew up in southern California, always drawing and painting. Alexander learned about encaustic as an art student at San Diego State in the middle 1960s. Robert Baxter, her life drawing instructor, asked a few of his students to explore it. She’s been using it ever since, which included focusing on it for an MFA at the Claremont Graduate School. When she’s not near her studio, Alexander paints with water colors, which don’t require power. After college, she moved to Berkeley to work in advertising design but wound up taking kids’ portraits at J.C. Penney stores in the Bay Area. Then she became a dental assistant, working for her family dentist in Claremont to help pay for graduate school. She also received a fell   ...  Displaying 750 of 1380 characters.

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