Born in Michigan on May 16, 1858. While a resident of San Francisco from the 1880s until the earthquake of 1906, Lewis was active in the local art scene and taught art at Fremont High School. In 1921 she moved to southern California and settled in Fullerton. She died there on Nov. 8, 1954. Her rare works include still lifes. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1884-90; SFAA, 1885-1906; Calif. State Fair, 1896.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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