Jutta Sika was born in Linz in 1877. Her father was an inspector for the Austrian state railways, and the family relocated to Vienna in 1887. In 1895, she studied at Vienna’s Graphische Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt (Graphic Education and Research Institute) under Joseph Eugen Hörwarter until 1897, at which point she enrolled at Vienna’s Kunstgewerbeschule (School of Applied Arts). There she studied under Friedrich Linke, Koloman Moser, Rudolf Ribarz, and Alfred Roller (she left in 1902 but returned in 1913 to study costume design under Roller). Towards the end of her time at the School of Applied Arts, she founded the Wiener Kunst im Hause (Viennese Art in the Home) in 1901. This group, composed of five... more.