Born in Texas on May 2, 1892. By 1915 Dukes was a graduate of UCLA and a resident of Los Angeles. She then taught art in the public schools of that city for 40 years.
In 1924 she wed Charles Keeler and by the 1950s her married name was McAvoy. She died in Los Angeles on July 22, 1991.
Exhibition: Arizona State Fair, 1915; So. Calif. Art Teachers Ass'n, 1924.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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