biography of Christine Jeannette ABEL (1890-1970)

Birth place: Maxwell, CA

Death place: Santa Barbara, CA

Addresses: Glendale, CA, 1947; Santa Barbara, CA, 1959

Profession: Educator, painter, sculpturer, designer, lecturer

Studied: Cal. Sch. FA; Schaeffer Sch. Des., San F.; Chouinard AI, Los Angeles; Jepson AI; Columbia Univ.; Univ. Cal., Berkeley; UCLA, and with Armin Hansen, Xavier Martinez, Adolfo Best-Maugard.

Exhibited: San Fran. Soc. Women A.; LACMA, 1928; Golden Gate Expo, 1939; Glendale AA, 1944, 1951; San F. Women A.; San Fran. AA (Calif. Ceramic Traveling Exh), 1924; Glendale Col. Library, 1950 (solo); Casa Verdugo Library, Glendale; Santa Barbara Women's Club, 1957; Faulkner Gal., 1956-1958; Glendale Independent Gal., 1958. Awards: Glendale City Schools AA, 1951.

Member: AFA; Pacific AA; San F. Soc. Women A.; Glendale AA; Glendale FA Fnd.; N.A.E.A.; ATA of Southern Calif.; Santa Barbara AA; Santa Barbara Artists Workshop.

Work: Long Beach City Schs; Glendale City Schs.

Comments: Contrib., California Journal of Secondary Education. Teaching: Glendale Col., CA. (retired, 1956). Author: articles on Indust. Design.

Sources: WW59; WW47. More recently, see Hughes, Artists of California, 11.