Born in Illinois on December 11, 1904. By 1920 the Norlander family had settled in Los Angeles. After marrying in the 1920s, Viola studied at Otis Art Institute. She died there on September 9, 1979. Member: Scandinavian American Art Society.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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