Artist Biography

1898 - 1984

Suzanne Scheuer was born in San Jose, California on February 11, 1898. She moved to San Francisco in 1918. She studied at the California School of Fine Arts and the California College of Arts and Crafts. She then taught for three years in the public schools of Los Banos and Salinas. In 1940 she joined the art faculty at the College of the Pacific in Stockton and taught there for ten years. She then moved to Santa Cruz, California where she designed and built six houses, doing much of the physical and artistic work herself while continuing to paint and sculpt. Scheuer died in Santa Cruz on December 20, 1984. Exhibited: San Francisco Art Ass'n, 1925, 1932. Murals: Coit Tower (San Francisco); Berkeley (CA) Post Office; Caldwell (TX) and Eastland (TX) Post Offices.

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