Nedra Elaine Kemp Carter was born in California on Nov. 22, 1914. Mrs. Carter studied in San Francisco with Maria von Ridelstein for several years. By the early 1940s she was active in the local art scene while working as a bookkeeper. She later retired to Santa Rosa, CA where she remained until her demise on Sept. 1, 1989. Primarily a portrait painter, she also did landscapes and still lifes.
Exh: Society for Sanity in Art, CPLH, 1945; Bay Region Artists, SF Civic Center, 1946; SWA, 1949.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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