Born in Canada on June 16, 1911. By 1930 Smithers had settled in Los Angeles. In 1935 she won an art scholarship to USC. In 1952 her married name was Smart and she was active with the Pasadena Fine Arts Club. She died in Bakersfield, CA on Oct. 1, 2002. Exh: Allied Arts Festival, LACMA, 1935.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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