As of August 2013, the artist's estate for Beatrice Wood is managed by the Happy Valley Foundation/Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts in southern California. Director: Kevin Wallace Address: P.O. Box 804 in Ojai, CA 93024 Phone: 805-646-3381; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Beatrice Wood was born in 1893, in San Francisco, California. She attended the University of Southern California and the Academy Julian in Giverny, France. She studied ceramics with Glen Lukens, a leading artist and teacher in California. Alongside opening her own studio, Wood taught ceramics at Happy Valley School (now called the Besant Hill School). She died in 1998, in Ojai, California.