Watercolorist. Born in Dubuque, IA on Aug. 31, 1903. Janice Beck moved to Los Angeles as a child of six. During the 1920s she studied at Chouinard School of Art under Chamberlin and Goodwin. Her first marriage was to Thor Lovoos. For a few years in the 1930s she was the wife of artist Fred Penney and later wed artist Charles B. Garbutt. She died in San Clemente, CA on Dec. 20, 2007. Her subjects are mostly landscapes and still lifes. Exh: Calif. WC Society, 1930-35; American Painters & Sculptors, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1931; Assistance League (LA), 1934.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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