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Carol (Harrison) Wurtenberger

 (born 1892)
Carol (Harrison) Wurtenberger was active/lived in New York, California.  Carol Wurtenberger is known for art teaching.

Carol (Harrison) Wurtenberger

Biography from the Archives of askART

Director of the Reed College Alumni Association that is holding a dance in Portland, per The Sunday Oregon (Portland), December 7, 1919, p.  ?; “

Art Classes Increase. There is a remarkable Increase in the number of students in art at the high school this year, says Miss Carol Wurtenberger, instructor in art. There are 27 pupils enrolled in this branch, as compared with the five enrolled last year. Miss Wurtenberger, who in addition to her work at high school, teaches art in the grade schools also, is planning an art exhibit for the near future. It will be similar to that held last year. Gesso work, a new feature, will be taught by Miss  Wurtenberger this term.” per Daily East Oregonian, September 27, 1921, p. 3

In group exhibitionibition: Decorative Arts Exhibition sponsored jointly by the San Francisco Women Artists and the Women's City Club and praised by Beatrice Judd Ryan for her fresco, per National League for Women’s Service magazine, February 1929

Instructor in drawing at the California School of Fine Arts, year 1929-30, per Santa Monica Outlook, June 16, 1929, page 1; is she posthumously quoted about teaching, in the Lubbock (Tx) Avalanche, July 7, 1963, page 49.

Source: Nancy Dustin Moure, "Santa Cruz Art League Statewide Art Exhibition Index, First through Twenty-seventh, 1928-1957 (Publications in California Art, No. 12)"

Biography from the Archives of askART
Carol Wurtenberger was born in Sylvan, Multnomah, Oregon in December 1892.  Wurtenburger taught at the California School of Fine Arts while a resident of San Francisco in 1922-30.  By 1930 she had wed artist Wallace Harrison.  Her address in 1932 was New York City.

Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; American Art Annual 1928, p. 290; Census.

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About  Carol (Harrison) Wurtenberger

Born:  1892 - Sylvan, Multnomah, Oregon
Known for:  art teaching