(1912 - 1989)
Jessie Wilber was active/lived in Montana, Kansas, Wisconsin. Jessie Wilber is known for animal, landscape, figure, and botanical painting.
Graphic artist Jessie Spaulding Wilber was born November 10, 1912, in Whitewater, Wisconsin, spending her early childhood in Illinois and Ohio before moving with her family to Boulder, Colorado, when she was eight. The majority of her art reflected her lifelong love of nature and natural things---plants, landscapes, animals and people, but a major activity in her art career was the recording and preservation of pictographs and murals painted by the Blackfoot Indians on the exteriors of their lodges and tipis. This latter interest would result from a 1940 summer visit to Montana that led to a position in the art department of Montana State College (later University), where she would remain for over thirty years, from 1941-19 ... Displaying 750 of 5555 characters.