(1887 - 1965)
Emily Shotwell Goeller-Wood was active/lived in California. Emily GoellerWood is known for landscape, portrait, miniature, mural.
Born in San Francisco, CA on July 30, 1887. Emily Goeller's art studies began at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute, followed by study in Paris under André Lhote, La Montagne St Hubert, Paul Beaudoin, and Jean Despujols; and at at the American Beaux Arts, Fontainebleau. Upon returning to her native city, she was a pupil of Armin Hansen and Frank Van Sloun. She was in NYC in 1919; however, most of her career was spent in northern California where, as a resident of Sausalito, she taught for 30 years at Tamalpais High School. During the 1950s she lived in Nevada City and in 1961 she moved to Sacramento where she remained until her demise on Nov. 30, 1965. She was the widow of F. B. Wood. Her work includes portraits, miniatures, murals, and w
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"American Art Annual
1917-1919; Who's Who in American Art
1936-62; Death record; Sacramento Bee, 12-2-1965 (obituary).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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