Born in Carpentersville, IL on Sept. 30, 1875. Colburn studied at the AIC. She moved to San Diego in 1918 and was active in the local art scene until her marriage to Forrest Roberts in 1937. She then returned to Illinois and died in Carpentersville on Jan. 20, 1943. Member: San Diego Art Guild. Exh: NY World's Fair, 1939.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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