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Katrina Frances Van Allen, American Painter. Recipient Five City Tour and Honorarium, Iran American Society, 1977. Board of directors Institute for Cancer and Leukemia Research, 1966-1967, 68. Member National Women in the Arts, Los Angeles Art Association, Coos Bay Art Association, CoosBay Power Squadron, Lower Umpqu Flycasters, Coos Country Club.

Background

Allen, Katrina Frances Van was born on February 18, 1933 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Daughter of Benjamin Cecile Sherrill and Magdalen Mary (Thomas) Adams.

Education

Student, Stanford University, 1950, 51, 52; student, Torrance Community College, 1962, 63; Master of Arts, U. Tabriz, Iran, 1978; studied with Martin Lubner, Jerold, Burchman, John Leeper, Los Angeles student, Otis The Art Institute of Chicago student, Immaculate Heart College studied with the late Russa Graeme, 1968, 69, 70.

Career

Office manager, H.P. Adams Construction Company, Yuma, Arizona, 1952-1959; nurse, Moss-Hathaway Medical Clinical, Torrance, California, 1962-1963; interviewer for various associations, New York City, 1964-1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Solo shows include: Zella 9 Gallery, London, 1972, Hambleton Gallery, Maiden Newton, England, 1974, Intercontinental Gallery, Teheran, Iran, 1976, United States Information Agency Gallery, Teheran, 1977, 78, Tabriz, 1977, Mashad, 1978, Esfahan, 1978, Shiraz, 1978, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon, 1993. Exhibited in group shows at La Cienega Gallery, Los Angeles, 1970, 79, 80, 81, 82, Design Center Gallery, Tucson, 1985, Coos Art Museum, 1992-1997, 98, 99, 2000, 01, 02, 03, Expressions West, 2000, 02. Represented in permanent collections at Bankers Trust Board Room, London, Manufacturers Hanover Bank, London, University Iowa Medical School, Iowa City, Bank of America, Leonard E. Blakesley International Law Offices, Marina del Rey, California, and numerous private collections.

Membership

Board of directors Institute for Cancer and Leukemia Research, 1966-1967, 68. Member National Women in the Arts, Los Angeles Art Association, Coos Bay Art Association, CoosBay Power Squadron, Lower Umpqu Flycasters, Coos Country Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fly-fishing, hiking, bridge, golf, the arts.

Connections

Married Ray C. Bennett II, December 31, 1950 (divorced 1955). Married William Allen Van Allen, March 15, 1963 (deceased March 1971). Married Donovan Wyatt Jacobs, April 22, 1972.

Children: Ray Crawford Bennett III, Sherri Lou Bennett Maraney.

father:
Benjamin Cecile Sherrill Adams

mother:
Magdalen Mary (Thomas) Adams

spouses:
Ray C. Bennett II

William Allen Van Allen

Donovan Wyatt Jacobs

children:
Sherri Lou Bennett Maraney Allen

Ray Crawford Bennett III Allen