08/24/2011 03:15 pm ET | Updated Oct 24, 2011

Artist June Wayne Dead At 93

June Wayne, an important figure of the California art scene for many years, died Tuesday at her home in Los Angeles after a long illness, according to her assistant, Larry Workman. She was 93.

During her lengthy career, Wayne became widely known for her lithographs. In 1960, she founded and directed the Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Hollywood. Her work is recognized today as crucial to the field of printmaking. She also worked extensively in the fields of tapestries and painting.


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