Born in San Francisco, CA on May 18, 1908. Julie Homberger studied at the California School of Fine Arts followed by study in New York City under Rico Lebrun and George Grocz. She married Frederick Rogers in 1931, divorced him in 1938 and married John Mason. She assisted Bernard Zakheim in the Coit Tower murals in 1934 and then moved to New York. In the late 1980s Mrs. Mason was dividing her time between Connecticut and Tobago in the West Indies where she was active as a newspaper correspondent, photographer, and watercolorist. She died in Willimantic, CT on April 8, 2003. Member: San Francisco Artists & Writers Union; Norwich Art Ass'n; Columbia Art Society; San Francisco Art Ass'n.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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