Evylena Nunn Miller -Beautiful California Coast line-1930s Impressionist Oil paintingEvylena Nunn Miller -Beautiful California Coast line-1930s Impressionist Oil paintingEvylena Nunn Miller -Beautiful California Coast line-1930s Impressionist Oil paintingEvylena Nunn Miller -Beautiful California Coast line-1930s Impressionist Oil paintingEvylena Nunn Miller -Beautiful California Coast line-1930s Impressionist Oil paintingEvylena Nunn Miller -Beautiful California Coast line-1930s Impressionist Oil paintingEvylena Nunn Miller -Beautiful California Coast line-1930s Impressionist Oil paintingEvylena Nunn Miller -Beautiful California Coast line-1930s Impressionist Oil painting

Evylena Nunn Miller -Beautiful California Coast line-1930s Impressionist Oil painting

oil painting on board -Signed
circa 1930s

frame size 14 x 13"
board size 10 x 8"

Artist biography
(1888 - 1966)
Evylena Nunn (E. Nunn) Miller was active/lived in California, Kansas.She is known for landscape, coastals, Indians and western painting, illustration, teaching.
A landscape painter, Evylena Miller was born in Mayfield, Kansas where she spent the first fifteen years of her life. In 1903, she moved to Santa Ana, California and earned her B.A. degree from Pomona College and studied with Anna Althea Hills and Hannah Tempest Jenkins. She also attended the Art Students League in New York City and the Berkshire Summer School of Art.
From 1911 to 1918, she taught art at Claremont High School and Riverside Girls School and at Santa Ana High School. From 1920 to 1922, she taught at a boys school in Japan and then returned to the United States where in 1923, she married Howard Earl Miller, who shared her love of travel.They lived in Los Angeles and with her painting landscapes, coastal views and Native Americans, they traveled widely including to Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado. One of her goals was to paint all of the pueblos of the Southwest, and pursuing that as well as landscape subjects, they forded rivers, went into building ruins, and climbed high elevations. These pursuits led to the completion of 40 canvases of scenes of life in the pueblos of the Navajo, Apache, Toas, Hopi, Jemez, Acoma, Laguna, and Zuni. She also painted in Japan, China, Egypt and the Holy Land and in 1933, her book "Travel Tree" about these journeys was published.
In 1956, she became the director of the Bowers Memorial Museum in Santa Ana and was a member of Women Painters of the West, the California Art Club, and the Laguna Art Association. She died in Santa Ana in 1966, having exhibited widely including the National Art Gallery, the Smithsonian, and the California Art Club.

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Excellent - Minor wear consistent with age and history


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ITEM ID
10501
STYLE
Impressionist
THEME
Art Deco
MEDIA
Wood
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Evylena Nunn Miller -Beautiful California Coast line-1930s Impressionist Oil painting

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