Nellie Huntington Gere
(1868 - 1949)
Nellie Huntington Gere was active/lived in California. Nellie Gere is known for landscape, etcher.
Landscape painter, etcher. Born in Norwich, CT on Oct. 5, 1868. Gere studied at the AIC, Pratt Institute (Brooklyn), Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, and with John Vanderpoel and Frederick Freer. By 1907 she had settled in Los Angeles where she headed the art department at State Normal School and taught at UC Extension. A spinster, Gere died in Los Angeles on July 29, 1949. Member: Calif. Society of Etchers; So. Calif. Art Teachers Assn; Pacific AA. Exh: San Francisco Art Association, 1916. Ber; AAA 1905-33; CA&A; Ben; WWAA 1940; SCA; FId.Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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