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Althea Ulber

 (1898 - 1991)
Althea Ulber was active/lived in Louisiana, California, Hawaii.  Althea Ulber is known for Painter, designer, sculptor, craftsperson.

Althea Ulber

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Born in Los Angeles, CA on July 27, 1897, the daughter of artist Julius Ulber. Althea first studied with her father and later with Hans Hofmann, A. D. Roziare, Frank Tolles Chamberlin, and Stanton MacDonald-Wright. She taught in the children's department at Chouinard Art School in Los Angeles during 1921-41 and worked on the Federal Art Project. During the 1950s she lived in La Crescenta, CA and later moved to Maui, HI where she remained until her demise on Sept. 26, 1991. Member: Nat'l Society of Mural Painters; Art Teachers Ass'n of So. Calif. Exh: LA County Fair, 1924; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1924-35; Calif. Art Club, 1925-28; County Fair (LA), 1927; Pasadena Art Inst., 1928; Calif. State Fair, 1930; Federa; Art Project, LACMA, 1935; Pottinger Gallery (LA), 1938. In: Long Beach Board of Education; Marshall High School (LA); LACMA; Jordan High School (LA).

Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1925-33; California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Who's Who in American Art 1936-56; Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); Death record.

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About  Althea Ulber

Born:  1898 - Los Angeles, California
Died:   1991 - Maui, Hawaii
Known for:  Painter, designer, sculptor, craftsperson