Nell Gertrude Walker Warner
(1891 - 1970)
Nell Gertrude Walker Warner was active/lived in California, Nebraska. Nell Warner is known for landscape, floral still life and harbor painting.
Biography Nell Gertrude Walker Warner
Nell Walker Warner was born April 1, 1891 in Richardson County, Nebraska. She was a graduate of the Lexington, MO Women's College in 1910. Following a brief teaching assignment in Colorado Springs, CO, she moved to Los Angeles, CA and studied at the Los Angeles School of Art and Design, receiving a diploma in 1916. She then taught art classes at the Hollywood School for Girls and Westlake School for Girls (1916-1918), and later did backgrounds for titles of silent motion pictures. She also traveled in Europe and spent three summers in Cape Ann, MA painting harbor scenes.
During the 1920s she was art curator of the Tuesday Afternoon Club and further studied locally with Nicolai Fechin, Fritz Werner, and
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Topeka Capital (Jan. 26, 1931); AskART, www.askart.com, accessed Mar. 16, 2009.
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.
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