Born Lawrence, Kansas, October 29, 1891 and died in Lawrence,
September, 1985, Addie Penny was a painter who specialized in Kansas
scenes. She studied at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, and
was a pupil of William Griffith and Maria Benson.
Penny served as the supervisor of drawing in Lawrence schools
1916-17 and lived in Lawrence at 534 Louisiana Street in 1917.
She also worked for the Art Department at Bellingham, WA
and Rantoon, NM.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951); Family Search. Version 2.5.0. Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2002. www.FamilySearch.org accessed July 17, 2006.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.