(1892 - 1978)
Vera Wise was active/lived in Texas, California, Kansas. Vera Wise is known for western landscape.
Biography Vera Wise
Watercolor landscape painter Vera Wise was born July 26, 1892, in Iola, Kansas, growing up in southeastern Kansas and the Pacific Northwest. In 1920, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Willamette University, Salem, Oregon. From 1924-1925, she studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. Wise studied with Regionalist painter Thomas Hart Benton in 1931, and again in 1938-1939, at the Kansas City Art Institute. In 1940, she studied at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, with Thomas Craig; as well as the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.
Her sequence of employment in the 1920s, into the 1930s reads as followsteaching in Washington and Montana high schools, 1920-1924; Marshall Field and Company, Chicago, as a
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