(1887 - 1981)
Mary Beth Abbott was active/lived in California, Nebraska. Mary Abbott is known for painting, teaching.
Biography Mary Abbott
Mary Beth Abbott
1887 Lincoln, Nebraska – 1981 Pomona, California
A Nebraska-born painter and teacher, Mary Beth Abbott lived her early life in Lincoln with parents Nettie (née Walker) Abbott and William Taylor Abbott. As an adult, she, like many aspiring artists raised in Nebraska, settled in California. They went for a variety of reasons including diversity of art schools and teachers, cosmopolitan cities, mild climate, and fascinating vistas for plein-air painting.
After earning an A.B. degree from Pomona College in 1909, Mary Beth attended the University of California, Berkeley and nearby California School of Arts and Crafts (now California College of the Arts), graduating in 1911. She then returned to southern Californ
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