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Margo (Marguerite) Alexander

 (1894 - 1965)
Margo (Marguerite) Alexander was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Margo Alexander is known for decorative painting, silkscreen.

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Margo (Marguerite) Alexander


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Reply to Hollywood artist’s letter to Ed. Ainsworth, Los Angeles Times, February 26, 1939, page A-7; her painting of cockatoos decorates a decorator’s home, LAT, March 11, 1945, page E-5; repro of ‘Rural Scene’ for sale by Barker Brothers, Los Angeles Times, June 21, 1949, page 7; creator of a set of silkscreen prints sold by Barker Brothers, Los Angeles Times, October 6, 1950, page B-20 and other articles like it; prize winner Glendale Art Association, at Tuesday Afternoon Club, Los Angeles Times, February 12, 1961, page GB-5; president of Women Painters of the West, Los Angeles Times, October 7, 1963, page D-8




Source: Nancy Dustin Moure, "Publications in California Art No. 11 , Index to California Art Exhibited at the Laguna Beach Art Association, 1918-1972; 2015 edition"


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Born in Wilksburro, PA on Dec. 25, 1894.  During the 1930s and 1940s "Margo" Alexander had homes in Chicago and Los Angeles.  She died in the latter on May 8, 1965. 

Exh:  Chicago Art Annual, 1933-37; AIC, 1936; PAFA, WC Annual, 1936; GGIE, 1939.

Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
WWAA 1940; SS.

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While living in San Francisco in 1909, Alexander studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute.

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


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About  Margo (Marguerite) Alexander

Born:  1894 - Wilksburro, Pennsylvania
Died:   1965 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  decorative painting, silkscreen