Born in Chicago, IL in 1901. Sterrett studied briefly at the AIC before moving to southern California in 1923. After settling in Altadena, she soon was active in the local art scene and illustrated several books for Penn Publishing Company before her death of tuberculosis on June 8, 1931. Exh: Little Gallery (Monrovia), 1929; LA Co. Fair, 1929; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1929; Calif. State Fair, 1930.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Southern California Artists
(Nancy Moure); American Art Annual
1931; Death record; Los Angeles Times, 10-7-1928 & 6-21-1931 (obituary).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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