Born in Ohio on March 26, 1865. Bertha married Cyphrian Coler early in life. She studied in NYC with Chase and Henri. She settled in Santa Monica, CA in 1928 and remained there until her demise on Sept. 19, 1948. Her work includes floral still lifes and portraits. Member: Women Painters of the West. Exh: Santa Monica Library, 1933; Santa Monica Art League, 1934; GGIE, 1939.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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