An exhibit of the work of Nebraska landscape artist Mary Louise Tejeda Brown will run from Sunday, March 29, through April 30 at Lee Dam Center for Fine Art in Marysville.
The center’s exhibit is open regular gallery hours after April 13: 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays.
Tejeda Brown was born in Los Angeles to parents who had immigrated from Mexico and Switzerland. She first studied art in high school with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and then commercial art at the Frank Wiggins Trade School in Los Angeles.
She joined the Raymond Advertising Company in 1939, working as an artist and model. During World War II, she was employed in the art department of North American Aviation where she did illustrations for service manuals for the P-51 Mustang fighter and the B-25 bomber. She met her future husband,