Anna Keeney Biography

Anna Keeney




Anna Keeney Riddick, sculptor and printmaker, was born in Falls City, Oregon on 13 May 1898. She was a graduate of the University of Oregon and furthered her education at the California School of Fine Arts where she studied sculpture with Ralph Stackpole. Keeney also studied with Avard T. Fairbanks and Henry Poole Camden, and it has been noted that she also studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


Keeney was married to James Riddick but used her maiden name professionally. She was a member of the San Francisco Society of Women Artists and is represented by a stone sculpture in the Art Institute of Chicago. Anna Keeney Riddick died in Chicago on 8 October 1945.