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Loli Lilian Vann

 (1913 - 1999)
Loli (Lilian) Vann was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Loli Lilian Vann is known for figure, portrait, still life.

Loli (Lilian) Vann

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Born in Chicago, IL on Jan. 7, 1913.  Loli Vann (a pseudonym) grew up in Chicago and
studied at the AIC.  After her marriage to artist Oscar Van Young, she moved to southern California about 1940.  During the 1940s she specialized in mother and child themes but later diversified her subject matter.  She lived in Los Angeles until 1995 and then moved to San
Diego where she died on Feb. 6, 1999.  Exh:  AIC, 1938-41; LACMA, 1941, 1943, 1944 (prize), 1945; Denver Museum, 1943; Calif. WC Society, 1943-45; SFMA, 1944; Santa Barbara Museum, 1944; LA AA, 1944-46; Oakland Art Gallery, 1945; Pasadena Art Inst., 1945; Laguna
Beach AA, 1945; CPLH, 1946; City Hall (LA), 1951; Glendale Public Library, 1960 (solo).  In:  Hollenbeck High School (LA).

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  WWAA 1947-70; Invw.

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About  Loli (Lilian) Vann

Born:  1913 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   1999 - San Diego, California
Known for:  figure, portrait, still life