(1907 - 1995)
Will-Amelia (Mike) Sterns was active/lived in Texas, New Mexico. WillAmelia Sterns is known for portrait and landscape painting.
Biography Will-Amelia Sterns
The following information is from Stan Price, grandson of the artist:
Will-Amelia, named by and after her father and grandmother, was born February 18, 1907 in Denison, Texas. Working with the railroad, Will Sterns moved the family to Oklahoma when she was age two. At age 4, Will-Amelia's older sister died of spinal meningitis. This left her an only child. Her parents, over protective, managed somehow to instill an air of independence for a female born in the early 1900's. Her left-handed artistic talent arose early. At age nine, she won first prize in a letter writing contest and by age 15, she was winning blue ribbons at the State Fair for oils, watercolors, pastels, and pencils. In 1923, sh
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