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Vern Verna Wiman

 (1912 - 1977)
Vern (Verna) Wiman was active/lived in California.  Vern Verna Wiman is known for Caricaturist, illustrator, etcher, painter.

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Vern (Verna) Wiman


Vern (Verna) Wiman was born in San Francisco, CA on Aug. 20, 1912. Vern Wiman (née Verna Wieman) was cloistered in a convent during her early years. She studied locally at the Schaeffer School of Design and the CSFA under Maurice Sterne (1936). She worked as a caricaturist for the San Francisco Chronicle and was most active in San Francisco during the 1940s. A spinster, Wiman died in her native city on Jan. 13, 1977. Member: Society of Calif. Etchers. Exh: CSFA, 1938-39 (prize); Portland (OR) Museum, 1939, 1944; SFAA, 1940; De Young Museum, 1943; St Louis Museum, 1944; Carnegie Inst., 1944; Raymond Gallery (SF), 1945; Labaudt Gallery (SF), 1940s. Murals: Portola Theater (SF); Sir Francis Drake Hotel (SF).

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
WWAA 1940-53; WWPC 1951; DR; SF Chronicle, 1-27-1977 (obit).

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About  Vern (Verna) Wiman

Born:  1912 - San Francisco, California
Died:   1977 - San Francisco
Known for:  Caricaturist, illustrator, etcher, painter