(1902 - 1988)
Emma Andres was active/lived in Arizona. Emma Andres is known for desert landscape miniature painting, quilting.
Biography Emma Andres
Emma Andres was born and lived all her life in Prescott, Arizona. She was a self-taught artist, who specialized in miniature desert landscapes and was active in painting primarily from the 1930s to 1950s.
She remains better known, however, for her quilting, a skill she learned from her mother, Anna Andres, and something she worked on while keeping company with her father in his Prescott cigar store.
Original quilts by Andres include her 1938 Arizona Commemorative Quilt which featured the Great Seal of Arizona and her Out Where the West Begins, a pictorial embroidered and appliqued quilt. Both won ribbons at the Arizona State Fair in 1940.
Anders also won a merit award for her entry in the Sears Qui
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