Helen Elizabeth (Mills) Weisenburg (1885 -
Helen Elizabeth Mills was born in 1885 in Philadelphia. She was the daughter of Dr. Charles
Karsner Mills and his wife Clara Elizabeth Peale. Her art education consisted of study at the Philadelphia
School of Industrial Art and also at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
under Hugh Breckenridge.
She married Andrew Weisenburg of Philadelphia on September
4, 1918. While in Philadelphia the
artist was a member of the Plastic Club and the Philadelphia Art Alliance. Later in life she lived in Baltimore
where she was a member of the Baltimore Friends of Art.
Helen Weisenburg exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of
Fine Arts in 1927, winning a prize, and with the Plastic Club in 1929
Philadelphia where she won a gold medal.
Submitted by Edward P. Bentley, Art Historian, East Lansing, Michigan
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who
in American Art and
information from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.