Born in Indianapolis, IN on Oct. 10, 1899. Wildman lived in Philadelphia before moving to Los Angeles to study at Otis Art Institute. About 1930 she moved north to Palo Alto to study with Pedro Lemos and earn a Ph.D. degree from Stanford University. Wildman was active as an artist in northern California until her death on the Monterey Peninsula on April 27, 1967. Her etching subjects included the High Sierra, Fallen Leaf Lake, and the landscape around Stanford. Member: Philadelphia Print Club; Palo Alto Art Club; Societies of Etchers in SF, Chicago, Brooklyn; NAC. Exh: Calif. Society of Etchers, 1926-32; PAFA, 1928-31; Palo Alto Art Club, 1929, 1930; Casa Mañana (SF), 1930; Paul Elder Gallery (SF), 1931; Gumps (SF), 1930s; Bullock'
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