Grace May Sears was born on a ranch in Orange, CA on May 18, 1893. Having recently graduated from the CCAC, Sears resigned from the art department at Modesto High School in 1924 to marry artist Aldice Dinsdale. She then made her home in San Francisco until 1957. She died in Stony Brook, NY in January 1972.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
SF Chronicle, 7-7-1924, p.5; SS.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