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 and exhibited from Creek Hill, Martlesham, Woodbridge in 1923, 'Heathland near Martlesham', in 1927 four paintings, an aquatint 'Caistor Castle' and watercolours 'Blythburgh Church', 'Rose' and 'Sketch at Walberswick', from 19 Edmonton Road, Kesgrave in 1935, two watercolours 'Polyanthus' and 'Wayside Shrine, Hindelang, Bavaria' and from 243 Main Road, Kesgrave, Ipswich in 1937, three paintings an oil 'Primulas' and two watercolours 'Tulips' and a second 'Primulas'. She also exhibited at the Royal Academy, and 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 1939, 'a domestic agent on own account', living at 243 Main Road, Kesgrave, Ipswich with her parents, Ernest was now a land agent. Kathleen Helen Miller 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'.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from Windygales, Woodbridge, Suffolk
1925 705 Anenomes
from Creekhill, Martlesham, Suffolk
1928 804 Phlox
from 26 Gainsborough Road, Ipswich
1931 1098 A Springtime Bunch
from Fairholme, Edmondton Road, Kesgrave. Ipswich
1935 1148 Zinnies

Works by This Artist