Born in Illinois on Aug. 24, 1886. Hemphill settled in Pasadena in 1919. During the 1920s and 1930s she was active in the local art scene. A spinster, she died in Pasadena on May 8, 1961. At the time of her death she was an employee of Vee Jackson Ceramics. Exh: Calif. WC Society, 1924-28; Pasadena Society of Artists, 1927; Pacific SW Expo (Long Beach), 1928.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Southern California Artists
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