Born in Russia on June 26, 1908. Tiessen worked as an artist in Los Angeles in the 1930s and then was a realtor for 40 years. A spinster, she died in Santa Barbara, CA on Jan. 28, 1994. Exh: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1938.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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