Born in Ramona, CA on Dec. 14, 1911. The Etcheverry family settled in Los Angeles in 1922. As a teenager Louisa began working at Vernon Pottery (owned by her uncle Merle Meyers). Early in life she married artist Albert H. King. The couple established a studio which for many years was one of the leaders in ceramic production in the U.S. Mrs. King died in Los Angeles on March 21, 1966.
Exh: Calif. Pacific Int'l Expo (San Diego), 1935; Laguna Beach Festival of Arts, 1935; WPA Artists, De Young Museum, 1939; GGIE, 1939; Royer Gallery (LA), 1952; Hatfield Gallery (LA), 1954; Scripps College, 1954; Pavillion Gallery (Balboa), 1963. In: Long Beach Plaza.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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