Born in San Francisco, CA on Aug. 4, 1912. Mottram studied locally under L. P. Latimer and painted landscapes of northern California. After graduating from medical school at UC in the late 1930s, she abandoned art to concentrate on her medical practice. She was a resident of San Mateo, CA until her death in Monterey, CA on Sept. 6, 1998. Her married name was Masterson. Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1935, 1937.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Index of Artists Supplement
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