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Ella Wharton Alluisi

 (1912 - 1996)
Ella Wharton Alluisi was active/lived in California.  Ella Alluisi is known for Painter, sculptor.

Biography   Ella Wharton Alluisi

Born in Houston, TX on Dec. 3, 1912. Ella Wharton was educated at Briarcliff, Smith College, and UC Berkeley (BA, 1933). The years 1934-37 were spent in Paris as a pupil of Sonia Delaunay. Returning to California, she married Jean Alluisi and lived in Point Richmond and on the Sonoma coast before settling in Santa Cruz in 1953. Mrs. Alluisi was active as an artist there until her demise on Jan. 4, 1996. Working in oil, tempera, gouache, and acrylic, she often painted fantastic animals and imaginary creatures in outlandish colors. As well as painting, she was equally adept at sculpting and cloth collage. Exh: SF Women Artists, 1940-57 (awards); San Francisco Art Association, 1943-57; Richmond Art Center, 1951 (solo); Oakland Museum, 1

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; Santa Cruz Sentinel, 1-7-1996 (obituary).

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