Alta Louise (Vickers) Cross
(1903 - 1989)
Alta Louise (Vickers) Cross was active/lived in California, Nebraska. Alta Cross is known for architectural painting.
Biography Alta Louise (Vickers) Cross
Cross, Alta Louise Vickers
(1903 Omaha, Nebraska-1989, San Bernardino California)
Nebraska born and raised into her teenage years, Alta Cross became an artist in Southern California, especially noted for an architectural painting commission. Before moving to California in the early 1920s, she, by age sixteen, was living in Oklahoma City with her parents and four sisters. Her mother was Emma Cross, born in Georgia, and her father, was Michael F. Cross, born in England. They were late 19th century settlers in Omaha where he worked as a packing plant laborer after having served in the Civil War and in the Spanish American War with the 3rd Nebraska Infantry.
In the 1920s, Alta became associated with ‘movers and shakers’ of th
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