Anna Keener

Anna Keener (1895-1982) Known for her landscapes, Keener studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, Detroit School of Design, Kansas City Art Institute, University of New Mexico and California College of Arts and Crafts. She headed the art department at Eastern New Mexico University, Portales. Retiring from Eastern New Mexico University in 1954, Keener moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she continued to paint. In 1962 she left retirement to return to school, this time at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. She was the author of Spontaneity in Design (Kansas City: Missouri Valley Press, 1923).