(1907 - 2002)
Blanche Emily Williams Carstenson was active/lived in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado. Blanche Carstenson is known for textile art-batik, printmaking, painting.
Biography Blanche Carstenson
Born in Gray County, Kansas, 1907 and died Denver, October 2, 2002,
Blanche Carstenson was a textile artist, painter and printmaker
and also a musician.
She helped found the Mid-America Annual Exhibition at the Nelson Art
Museum in Kansas City and served as Director for eight years. She
founded the Unitarian Gallery in the early 1960s, and was a guiding
force in the Kansas City Artist's Coalition.
She taught printmaking, batik, and gave art lectures.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
UMKC archives, http://www.umkc.edu/whmckc/Collections/I1009KC.HTM, accessed Nov. 20, 2005
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.