Born in Oakland, CA on Jan. 7, 1906. Hayes studied at the CCAC. In the early 1930s she was afflicted with polio and spent many years recuperating. While painting in her leisure, she then worked as a secretary in Oakland. She died there on July 11, 1981.
Exh: Society for Sanity in Art, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 1942, 1945, 1947.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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