Gustl French

Auguste L. "Gustl" French (1909 – 2004) was an Austrian-American painter, printmaker and photographer. She was born and educated in Vienna, Austria, receiving a doctorate in enlightened philology from the University of Vienna. While in Europe, she studied with Oskar Kokoschka. She came to the United States in 1944, fleeing the Bombing of Vienna. She taught at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and moved to California in the mid-1950s similar to her family. There she studied in the California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland and the Claremont Graduate University's M.F.A. Program.

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