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Louisa King

 (1911 - 1966)
Louisa Anne Etcheverry King was active/lived in California.  Louisa King is known for Ceramic, Mosaic Mural.

Biography   Louisa King


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, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
P&S; Pacific Coast Ceramic News, May 1954; Death Record


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