Born in Ireland on June 18, 1870. Mrs. Shea moved to northern California in 1921. She painted landscapes and coastals in the San Francisco Bay area during the 1920s. She later moved to Los Angeles and spent her last eight years at Dewitt State Hospital in Auburn, CA. She died there on Jan. 17, 1963. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1885-87.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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