Olga Ackerman was born in San Francisco, CA on April 5, 1865. She
studied art locally at the School of Design under Virgil
Williams. After her marriage she had a studio in her home at 3222
Jackson Street where she painted portraits and did plaster bas reliefs
of friends and family members.
A lifelong resident of her native city, she died on Nov. 5, 1913.
Mark Hopkins Institute 1898, April 1906
San Francisco Art Association, 1904
Sketch Club (SF), 1906-09
Panama Pacific International Exposition, 1915
Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939
San Francisco Art Association Artists & Teachers Exhibition
California Historical Society,1971
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; American Art Annual 1909-15; Death record.
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