Born in St Louis, MO on June 7, 1901, Genevieve was the daughter of artist Minerva B. Hamilton. She studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts, UC Berkeley, Chouinard Art School, and in New York City at the Cooper Union and with Alexander Archipenko.
In 1916 her family established Hamilton Tiles in Los Angeles, which produced figurines, tableware, tiles, and other ceramics until closing in 1930.
She was active in Los Angeles through the early 1940s.
California Pacific International Expo (San Diego), 1935;
Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939
Friday Morning Club (mantle), MGM and Fox Motion Picture Studios (LA).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
1936-41; Who's Who in California
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