Rose M Keller Hanks
(1890 - 1979)
Rose M. Keller Hanks was active/lived in California / Germany. Rose Hanks is known for architectural ornamentation sculpture, relief panels.
Biography Rose M. Keller Hanks
The daughter of Charles and Ida Keller, Rose came to the United States with her family about 1904. By the late 1920s, she had moved to San Diego where she and her husband operated the La Paloma Studio in Old Town. They sold pottery and operated a restaurant next door.
Most of Rose’s work appears to have been architectural ornamentation including some of the decorative work on the Bank of America building, the Western Auto Supply building, and the shore boat landing at the foot of Broadway. In 1933, she produced a relief which decorated a series of markers along the La Playa Trail between the San Diego Mission and Point Loma.
On the federal payroll, she produced an incised relief doorway in the House of Hospitality for the Ca
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