Born in Wisconsin on February 15, 1866. Phillips studied portraiture with Whistler in Paris prior to her move to southern California in the late 1920s. After establishing a studio in La Crescenta, she turned to landscape painting. She died in Los Angeles on December 19, 1959.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Southern California Artists (Moure); Los Angeles Times, 12-9-1928, p.3 & 1-7-1929, p.2; Death Record.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