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director , executive , owner , painter

Mabel Evelyn Palmer, American art gallery executive, painter. Recipient Villa Palette award, De Young Museum, 1965-1967, 1969-1970, 141st annual award, National Academy Design, 1966, American Watercolor Society, 1962, 1972, 1977, Best of Show and 1st award, Western Art Show, 1972, 1st award, Santa Rosa Statewood Art Show, 1985. Member of Women Artists American West (historian 1973-1987), Society We. Artists (signature award 1968).


Palmer, Mabel Evelyn was born on October 19, 1903 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Daughter of George David and Josephine Tracy (Roepke) Olson.


Student, Griffith School, 1926. Student with various art teachers, 1962.


Owner, president Occidental Fine Art Gallery, California, 1976^, Wild Wings Gallery, California, 1981^, 1870 Depot Gallery, CAlif., 1975^;judge Society Western Artists 36th Annual Show, others. Represented inpermanent collection Cowgirl Hall of Fame.


  • Other Work

    • Represented in permanent collections Cowgirl Hall of Fame.


Member Society Western Artists (signature award 1968), Women Artists of America West (historian 1973-1987), Republican. Died September 20,1996.


Married Carlton Abott Palmer, August 6, 1929.

George David Olson

Josephine Tracy (Roepke) Olson

Carlton Abott Palmer