Mae Amelia Smart Black was born in California on Nov. 27, 1898. By 1930 Mae had married Charles Black and settled in Riverside, CA. She soon was active in the local art scene and painting landscapes of the desert near her home. She died there on July 21, 1898.
Member: Riverside Art Ass'n.
Exhibited: Los Angeles City Hall, 1941.
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