Born in California in 1878. Drain grew up in Los Angeles and was educated there at Girls Collegiate School. She then studied at the ASL in NYC for two years. From 1900-34 she was active locally as a teacher, portraitist, and exhibitor in local shows.
Exh: Ruskin Art Club (LA), 1904; Blanchard Gallery (LA), 1905-08; Alaska-Yukon Expo (Seattle), 1909; PM of LA, 1917.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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