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Jessie Lewis

 (1880 - 1971)
Jessie Miles Lewis was active/lived in California, Iowa.  Jessie Lewis is known for design, art education.

Biography   Jessie Lewis

Jessie Miles Lewis was born in Iowa on February 10, 1880.  While a resident of Los Angeles,

Lewis taught at Chouinard Art Institute in 1932-39 and then was art supervisor of the county schools. 

A spinster, she died in Orange County, CA on February 2, 1971.

Her work includes textile designs and book covers. 

Exhibited:  Art Teachers Ass'n of Southern California, 1922; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1942.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"

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