Born in Oscoda, MI in 1873. Gay studied at the Boston Museum of Art under Benson and Tarbell,
and in Paris with Lazar, Cottet, and Menard. She was a resident of Cambridge, MA until 1909 and then settled in Los Angeles. She shared a studio there in the Walker Bldg with Helen Osborne. From her brush came miniatures, landscapes, and portraits.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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