VIRGINIA GOULD KAY
MIXED MEDIA, SIGNED
AMERICAN, DATED 1953
20 X 26 INCHES
Virginia Gould Kay
The daughter of an itinerant Baptist minister, Virginia Gould was urban scene watercolorist.
She lived in many parts of the country as a child. In the 1930s, she studied art with John French at San Jose State University and then earned a Master's Degree at the University of California, Berkeley.
She taught color and design classes at the University of California, Davis,
In the 1940s she was active in the art scene in Berkeley. In addition to watercolors, she also did balsa sculptures and sile-screen textiles.
She married twice; first to Edward Kay who died in 1968 and then to James McCray.