Gene Kloss, N.A. Biography

Born in Oakland, CA on July 27, 1903.  Alice Geneva Glasier was introduced to etching by Perham Nahl at U. C. Berkeley, where she graduated in 1924.  After marrying poet Phillips Kloss in 1925, she furthered her art studies at the California School of Fine Art and California College of Arts and Crafts.  She continued spending winters in Berkeley after settling in Taos, NM in 1929.  Mrs. Kloss is nationally known for her etchings of Southwest subjects.  Her oeuvre includes 627 etchings and thousands of oils and watercolors.