Maude Lucy Barnett was born in New Zealand on Nov. 28, 1879. Barnett moved to California with her family in 1888. After graduating from the CCAC, Barnett headed the art department at Modesto Jr College for many years.
A spinster, she died in Berkeley, CA on Jan. 7, 1961.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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