MILLER, Kathleen Helen

1904 - 1958

Kathleen Helen Miller, was born at Ipswich on 21 May 1904, daughter of Ernest William Miller (10 August 1876-1944), a bank cashier, and his wife Helen Grace née Wilson (24 August 1875-22 April 1966), who married at Ipswich in 1902. In 1911, Kathleen was living at Pytches Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk with her parents, 34 year old Ernest and 35 year old Helen and two younger brothers Ernest Wilson 1 and newly born Douglas William. Kathleen was educated at Ipswich High School for Girls and studied at Ipswich School of Art. A flower and landscape painter and a member and exhibitor at the Ipswich Art Society 1923-1939 who also exhibited at the Royal Academy 1925-1935 when her 'Daffodils' was on show, from Woodbridge in 1925, Martlesham 1928, Ipswich in 1931 and Kesgrave 1935, all near Ipswich also exhibiting at the Paris Salon in 1930 an oil painting 'Stocks' and had a solo show of flower paintings at the Graham Gallery in New Bond Street, London in November 1928. In 1923 she exhibited at the Ipswich Art Society from Creek Hill, Martlesham, Woodbridge, one painting 'Heathland near Martlesham' and in 1927, four paintings, an aquatint 'Caistor Castle' and watercolours 'Blythburgh Church', 'Rose' and 'Sketch at Walberswick' and in 1935, from 19 Edmonton Road, Kesgrave two watercolours 'Polyanthus' and 'Wayside Shrine, Hindelang, Bavaria' and in 1937, from 243 Main Road, Kesgrave, Ipswich, three paintings an oil 'Primulas' and two watercolours 'Tulips' and a second 'Primulas'. In 1939, 'a domestic agent on own account', living at 243 Main Road, Kesgrave, Ipswich with her parents, Ernest now a land agent. She was of Hendon, Buckfast, Devon when she died at North Wood, Hembury, Buckfastleigh, Devon on 2 August 1958, aged 54, she was unmarried. She signed her works 'K. H. Miller'.

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