Born in Santa Barbara, CA on Sept. 30, 1896. Christensen studied art at Santa Barbara State College and privately with Belmore Browne, Marian Hebert, Channing Peake, and Dudley Carpenter. She was most active in Santa Barbara during the 1930s. She died there on May 20, 1977. Exh: Calif. Society of Min. Painters, 1938; Santa Barbara Artists, 1938, 1939; Penn. Society of Min. Painters, PAFA, 1939; Min. Painters, Sculptors, & Gravers Society (Washington, DC), 1958.
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