Ellen L. Carpenter was born in Trenton, NJ on June 20, 1906. Ellen was the wife of artist David Blower. She studied art in Detroit at the Wicker School and briefly in Paris at Colarossi and Grande Chaumiére académies. She settled in Los Angeles in 1937 and was soon active in the local art scene. She died there on Dec. 10, 1986.
Exh: Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1937; Calif. WC Society, 1938-42; Oakland Art Gallery, 1940.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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