Harriet Gene Roudebush Biography

Harriet Gene Roudebush

American

1908-1998

Biography

Harriet Gene Roudebush was born in Portland, Oregon on July 6, 1908. Harriet and her family moved to Sacramento, California in 1916, where she studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts. She then studied for four years at the California School of Fine Arts on scholarship.

Roudebush was known for her etchings of the San Francisco Bay area in the 1930s and 1940s, which were sold in tourist shops and art galleries at Fisherman's Wharf. In 1972, she and her husband moved to Pacific Grove.

Harriet exhibited at: San Francisco Women Artist in 1931, Galerie des Beaux arts (San Francisco) from 193033, Worden's Gallery (San Francisco) from 1932-42, Sausalito Trade Fair in 1952, San Francisco Art Fairs from 1957-69, Carmel Foundation and Monterey Library in 1975, Pacific Grove in 1994. Her works are held in St. Mary's College in Moraga.

Harriet Roudebush died on January 2, 1998 in Carmel, Monterey County, California

Taken in part from AskArt.