Born on June 13, 1901 in Bellingham, WA. By 1923 Daisy Hanson had moved to southern California. Entering the Chouinard School of Art, she studied there under Stanton MacDonald-Wright and F. Tolles Chamberlin. At that school she met her husband-to-be Ross Dickinson. In 1928 she married and became an art teacher of children's classes at the Santa Barbara School of Fine Arts where she further studied with Frank M. Fletcher. She and Ross later lived in La Crescenta and for many years in La Jolla; her last two years were spent in San Juan Capistrano where she died on Dec. 13, 1988. Exh: LACMA, 1929, 1933, 1939, 1940; Calif. State Fair, 1930, 1931, 1934; Pasadena Art Inst., 1930, 1931; Hollywood Public Library, 1932.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; American Art Annual
1933; Who's Who in American Art
1936-62; Social Security Death Index (1940-2002).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