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Helen Mann Van Cleve
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Female
Birth Date: 
1891
Death Date: 
1975
Born in Milwaukee, WI on June 5, 1891. Van Cleve studied at the Boston Art School under Bela Pratt (1915-18), Grande Chaumière in Paris, UC Berkeley (1926-28), AIC, and with Eva Withrow and Cora Boone. During the 1920s and 1930s she was a resident of Berkeley, CA and from 1940s-1962 of Pacific Palisades, CA. She died in Santa Barbara, CA on June 15, 1975. As well as an artist, she was also the author-illustrator of children's books.