Born in Illinois on Sept. 23, 1891. Hartwell was active in San Francisco during the 1920s and 1930s as an instructor of crafts, design and color at the California School of Fine Arts (San Francisco). A spinster, in 1972 she settled in Santa Barbara, CA and died there on Oct. 27, 1990.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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