Edna Mae Scofield Halseth
(1879 - 1956)
Edna Mae Scofield Halseth was active/lived in California, Arizona, Wisconsin. Edna Halseth is known for landscape and portrait painting, Indian figure sculpture.
Biography Edna Mae Scofield Halseth
Edna Scofield Halseth studied for three years at the Art Institute of Chicago. She is first listed in San Diego in 1908, and lived with a brother and two sisters for a time. At the Panama California Exposition of 1915, her seated figure of the Indian Yellow Sky was awarded a gold medal. Her work also received silver and bronze medals at the Panama California International Exposition the following year. Between 1914 and 1919, she often exhibited figure and portrait studies with the California Art Club in Los Angeles including busts of local artists Charles A. Fries and William H. C. Pierce.
By 1919, Scofield became an assistant with the San Diego Museum, which operated an art gallery in the south wing of
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