Born in Iowa on Aug. 10, 1875. Hefner settled in Los Angeles in 1906 and was active there until about 1950. She studied locally with John H. Rich at the Otis Art Institute and with Anna Hills and Edgar Payne in Laguna Beach. Her subject matter was often derived from her world travels. Hefner died in Escondido, CA on March 22, 1966. Member: Women Painters of the West. Exh: Hollywood Womens Club, 1940 (solo).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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