Keener, Anna Elizabeth 1895-1982
Anne's moved to Mexico City in 1941 where she studied and painted before moving to Portales, New Mexico as the head of the art department oat Eastern New Mexico University - a position she held for twelve years. During this time she was also taking classes from Colorado State Teachers College in Greeley. In 1951 she received her Masters of Arts degree from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. She went back to Mexico City in 1953 for more studies. In 1954 when she retired from Eastern New Mexico University, she moved to Santa Fe and actively began jurying exhibitions and painting her own art.