Born in Cawker City, KS on Sept. 15, 1897. Sands studied at the AIC, CSFA, and with William Gaw. She was a resident of Berkeley, CA in the 1930s and the wife of Louis Barr. Working in watercolor and oil, she specialized in still lifes. She died in Knoxville, TN on Oct. 14, 2000. Exh: Berkeley League of FA, 1929; Oakland Art Gallery, 1932, 1939; SFAA, 1937-40; SF Women Artists, 1940.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Artists of the American West
(Doris Dawdy); Who's Who in American Art
1940; Social Security Death Index (1940-2002).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here