Theo Seiple Wood was born in Mound, IL on Jan. 11, 1901. Mrs. Wood was a pupil of Zornes, Sheets, Kingman, and Robert E. Wood while a resident of San Bernardino. A master of color and composition, her desert landscapes often include smoke trees. For 14 years she served on the National Orange Show Art Committee. She was a resident of San Bernardino, CA until her demise on July 17, 1995.
Exh: San Bernardino AA, 1936; Calif. State Fair, 1961 (award).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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