Born in San Rafael, CA on Oct. 17, 1911. High's early schooling included the Katherine Branson School in Marin County and Miss Burke's School in San Francisco where she began her art studies. After graduating from high school, she traveled extensively in the Orient and the Dutch West Indies. Upon her return to San Francico, she entered the Fashion Art School for several years of study under Maria von Ridelstein. During summer sessions she studied with visiting instructor Eliot O'Hara. Except for four years in the late 1930s when she and her husband were in NYC and Canada, she has been a resident of San Francisco. Active as an artist, many of her landscapes and marines are of the Lake Tahoe area where she spends much of her leisure. Me
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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