Born in Chicago, IL on Jan. 1, 1887. By the 1930s Taft had settled in San Diego. She painted with a group who met at the Spanish Village in Balboa Park. During the 1950s she taught at the San Diego Businessmen's Art Club. A spinster, she died in February 1979 in Needham, MA. Exh: San Diego Art Guild, 1939.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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