Rowena Elizabeth Lung Alcorn
(1905 - 1996)
Rowena Elizabeth Lung Alcorn was active/lived in Washington, California. Rowena Alcorn is known for portrait-Indian, landscape painting.
Biography Rowena Elizabeth Lung Alcorn
Following is the obituary of the artist:
Rowena Lung Alcorn, 91, `Victorian Bohemian' Artist
By Carole Beers
Seattle Times Staff Reporter, Saturday, May 11, 1996
Before turning 20, Rowena Lung Alcorn left her native Tacoma for Santa Barbara, Calif., to live with a sister and study art.
The beauty of the ocean and hills, and the exposure to other young painters had a lasting effect.
In her 30s, wed to a biology professor whose first job was at the University of Idaho, Mrs. Alcorn became fascinated with the Nez Perce people, setting her artistic course for the next 40 years.
Her colorful oils and watercolors of the Nez Perce and the landscapes of the West came to grace galleries from Rocky Reach
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