Mary Louise Holthouse Stirnaman was born in Santa Clara, CA on Nov. 11, 1907. "Marilou" Stirnaman taught art in the public schools of Watsonville, CA during the 1930s. In her leisure she painted landscapes of the area around her home. She died in Nevada County, CA on March 24, 1997.
Exh: Oakland Art Gallery, 1934; Santa Cruz Art League, 1934-38.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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