Born in San Francisco, California on January 21, 1912, Ford earned her B.A. degree from Stanford in 1929, and then studied with Jacques Schnier and in Berlin with Georg Kolbe.
She died in her native city on December 21, 1985.
Exh: SFAA, 1937; Hatfield Gallery (LA), 1948.
Works: façade on St Benedict the Moor on Lyon Street (SF).
Do not confuse with the southern California sculptor, Betty Davenport Ford (1924- ).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; Ferdinand Perret Files; Index of Artists Supplement
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