Mary Backer was born in Los Angeles. After retiring from the real estate business in the early 1980s, Backer enrolled at the Laguna Beach School of Art where she was a pupil of Roger Armstrong.
Member: American Watercolor Society; California Art Club; Women Painters of the West
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