Ada Champlin

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  • Ada
  • Belle
  • Champlin
  • Champlin
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • December 25, 1869
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • December 16, 1950
  • Pasadena, California
  • 1892: 3827 Vincennes Ave., Chicago, Illinois

    4711 Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, Illinois

    1910: Coronado Hotel, San Diego, California [with parents and two sisters]

    1916: 65 S. Madison Ave., Pasadena, California [with mother and two sisters]

    after 1924: 640 Prospect Blvd., Pasadena, California [with sisters]

    Thirteenth St., Carmel, California (vacation home and studio)

    Camino Real, Carmel, California (vacation home and studio)
  • Chicago, Illinois

    Pasadena and Carmel, California
  • Painter-Oil
  • 1886-1890: Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    Art Students League, New York, New York
    Cape Cod School of Art ; student of Charles W. Hawthorne
    Ipswich School of Arthur W. Dow, Ipswich, Massachusetts
    Landscape School, Old Lyme, Connecticut
    student of Henry B. Snell, John Carlson and Fred Freer
  • Venice, Italy
  • Array
  • November 21-?, 1892: Fourth Annual Exhibition by the Art Students’ League of Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; On Moosehead Lake

    March 2-22, 1905: 11th Annual Exhibition of the Art Students’ League, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Moonlight; Lake Michigan

    1908: Annual Exhibition of the Society of Western Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1916: San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco, California

    1917-1920: Annual Exhibitions at the California Art Club, Los Angeles, California

    January 1918: Del Monte Art Gallery; Monterey Street and Old Bridge-New Jersey

    1918: California Liberty Fair

    1919-1922: Del Monte Art Gallery

    August 1920: Annual Exhibition of the Arts and Crafts Club, Carmel, California; Topanga

    November 1920: Holiday Exhibition of Small Paintings,Carmel, California

    1921: Annual Exhibition, California Art Club, Los Angeles, California; Carmel Valley

    1921: Painters and Sculptors of Southern California

    January 1921: Battey Gallery, Pasadena, California; The Sentinel; Eucalyptus Grove; Morning on the Rocks; Morning on the Carmel Coast; A Topanga Hill

    June 1921: Stanford University Art Gallery, California; three coastal works, including Where the River Meets the Sea

    January 1922: California Women Painters, Stanford University Art Gallery, California; Highlands Coast and two other canvases

    October 19-?, 1922: Thirteenth Annual Exhibition of the California Art Club, Los Angeles Museum, Los Angeles, California; Carmel Shore, oil on canvas

    1923-1926: Annual Exhibition of the California Art Club, Los Angeles Museum, Los Angeles, California

    1924: Jubilee Exhibition, Pasadena, California; An Arroyo Cliff

    1925-1933: Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, California

    1928: Pasadena Society of Women Painters and Sculptors, Pasadena, California

    January 1928: Exhibition of California Artists, Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, California: A Byway

    March 1928: Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, California

    May 6th-27th, 1928: Stanford University Art Gallery; 21 California landscapes in oil, including The Carmel Dunes; Carmel Playground; Carmel Shore; The River Valley; December Sycamore; Monterey; Eaton’s Canyon; Eucalypti

    June 1925, 1928:  Pasadena Art Institute,  Carmelita Garden House, Pasadena, California

    July 1928: Sixth Exhibition of Carmel Art Association, Carmel, California

    1930: Thirteenth Exhibition of Carmel Art Association, Carmel, California; A Leafy Road

    April 1930: Carmelita Garden House, Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, California [solo]; A Topanga Oak; Across the Orange Grove; Top of the Mountains; Eaton’s Canyon; A San Jacinto Orchard

    Spring 1932: Pasadena Society of Artists

    June 1932: Seventeenth Exhibition of Carmel Art Association, Carmel, California; The Road to the Point

    1934-1937: Pasadena Society of Artists

    July 1935: Carmel Art Association, Carmel, California; Sierra Mountain Village

    August 1935: Carmel Art Association, Carmel, California; Zion’s Gates and Sand Dunes

    July 1936: Carmel Art Association, Carmel, California; Carmel Point

    September 1937: Carmel Art Association, Carmel, California; study of the Santa Lucia Range

    October 1937: Carmel Art Association, Carmel, California; Carmel Playground

    August 1938: Carmel Art Association, Carmel, California; Carmel Shore 

    September 1938: Carmel Art Association, Carmel, California; Carmel Scene

    February 1939: Carmel Art Association, Carmel, California; Point Lobos

    September 1939: Carmel Art Association, Carmel, California; Big Pines Playground and A Mountain Ranch 
  • Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey
  • California Art Club

    Laguna Beach Art Association

    Carmel Art Association (founder im 1927)

    Pasadena Art Ass'n.
  • 1920: one of ten best in Annual Exhibition of the Arts & Crafts Club: Topanga
  • Edan Hughes Collection website

    directory entry found through Traditional Fine Arts Organization
  • parents: Henry Clay Champlin (Connecticut 1844-1918) and Susan Isabella Hyde Champlin (Alexandria, Vernon Twp., Missouri December 10/September 14, 1847-December 22, 1924); he was grain dealer.

    Siblings:  Jeanette Gordon Champlin (July 17, 1871-?)

    Hallie  (October 1, 1872-December 19, 1935)

    Annie Clark Champlin (August 29, 1874-?)

    Julia Shelton Champlin (November 14, 1877-?)

                Henry Clay Champlin (September 16, 1879-April 24, 1963 Los Angeles, California)