Ruth Ann Christmann-Wickens
(1896 - 1978)
Ruth Ann Christmann-Wickens was active/lived in New York, California. Ruth ChristmannWickens is known for woodcuts, portraits on pins, drawings.
Biography Ruth Ann Christmann-Wickens
The following, submitted July 2004, is from the granddaughter of the artist:
A painter, sculptor, jewelry maker, quilter, drawing master and woodcut block artist, Ruth Ann Christmann-Wickens was multi faceted. On enamel jewelry she painted landscapes and portraits, and scenes described as "real-life moments". She also did many drawings in charcoal and ink.
My most favorite memory of all time of my Granny Wickens is about her cooking, which was also a work of art, in particular, her blueberry pie. Exploring her old Utica home where she did most of her artwork and seeing the actual items, places from where her artwork was taken, amazed me when I was 14. I didn't understand how she captured the realness of life on a piece of lin
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