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Lucille Spire Bruner

 (1909 - 1998)
Lucille Spire Bruner was active/lived in Nevada.  Lucille Bruner is known for graphics, teaching.

Biography  
Lucille Spire Bruner


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Lucile died at the age of 89 on 11/18/98 in Las Vegas.  She was known in Las Vegas as one of the founders of the Las Vegas Art League.  She was devoted as an art teacher and would board the "bookmobile" to travel to remote schools in Nevada and teach art, she did this for many years.  An elementary school in Las Vegas was named the Lucile Spire Bruner elementary school in her honor, and she was given an honorary PHD by University of Las Vegas.


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Born Chautauqua County, Sept. 6, 1909; died Las Vegas, NV, Nov. 18, 1998. Painter, specialized in watercolors. Graphic artist. Teacher. Lived in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Nevada. Known for her landscapes of western states. Living in Las Vegas in 1995.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Kovinick, Phil and Marian Yoshiki-Kovinick. An Encyclopedia of Women Artists of the American West. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998..; Family Search. Version 2.5.0. Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2002. www.FamilySearch.org accessed July 14, 2006

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.


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About  Lucille Spire Bruner

Born:  1909 - Chautauqua County,
Died:   1998 - Las Vegas, Nevada
Known for:  graphics, teaching