Cut Glass Decanter
Accession Number: PC.21
Artist: Helen Hunt Reid (1901–1969)
pastel on paper, 30.75 x 20.75 inches

Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Helen Hunt Reid moved to Los Angeles where she earned degrees at UCLA and USC. She then taught art at Pasadena City College, was chairman of their art department during the 1950s, and managed to strengthen the foundation of the department and continued building a program that would attract the next generation of artists.

Helen Hunt Reid retired in 1963 to become a member of the board of directors of the Laguna Museum of Art and lived in Laguna Beach until shortly before her death in San Luis Obispo on December 8, 1969.

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