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Josie Starkey

 (1895 - 1962)
Josie Anita Starkey was active/lived in California, Nebraska.  Josie Starkey is known for western-views-genre, still life.

Biography  
Josie Starkey


Painter, craftsman, designer. Born in Gresham, NE on Sept. 20, 1895.

Jo Bennett settled in Los Angeles in 1906. She later wed Lee Starkey and studied painting locally with Loren Barton, Orrin White, and Marion Wachtel. Her depictions of the Old West garnered many awards before her death in Los Angeles on Dec. 1, 1962.

Exh: Women Painters of the West; Ebell Club (LA), 1949, 1950; Pasadena Art Inst., 1950; Greek Theater (LA), 1950. WWAA 1953-62; DR.

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About  Josie Starkey

Born:  1895 - Gresham, Nebraska
Died:   1962 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  western-views-genre, still life