Jennie Vennerstrom Cannon
(1869 - 1952)
Jennie Vennerstrom Cannon was active/lived in California, Arizona, Minnesota. Jennie Cannon is known for desert landscape, seascapes, Indian and still-life painting, lithography.
Biography Jennie Vennerstrom Cannon
Born in Albert Lea, Minnesota, J Vennerstrom Cannon became a painter,
lithographer and writer of articles to newspapers about art. She
was especially known for her paintings of the Arizona landscape.
grew up in Battle Lake, Minnesota. Both her mother and step
mother died when she was young, which caused her to drop out of school
at the age of nine and enter again at age 17. By 1888, she was a
teacher in her home-town area.
Later she studied at Hamline
University in St. Paul, 1891-1895, and in 1897, attended Stanford
University in Palo Alto, California where her art teacher was Bolton
Brown from whom she received her first formal art training.
1898, she married William Austin Cannon, wh
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