Viva Flower Tapie was born in Sibley, IA on Sept. 20, 1897. Viva married Rayond E. Tapie about 1920.
She was a resident Oakland from 1930 until 1939 when she moved to Trinity County, CA to run a resort.
She died in Friday Harbor, Washington on April 26, 1993.
Exhibited: Oakland Art Gallery, 1939.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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