Born in Jackson, MI on July 1, 1884. Hazel Brayton studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Art and the AIC. Arriving in San Diego in 1923 with her husband Arthur Shoven, she soon became active in the local art scene. Primarily a still life painter, she also painted landscapes. She died in San Diego on Oct. 28, 1969. Member: San Diego Art Guild; Los Sureños Art Club; La Jolla AA; Laguna Beach AA. Exh: Pasadena Art Inst., 1931; Calif. State Fair, 1930; Orange Co. Fair, 1930 (3rd prize); LA Co. Fair, 1931; American Painters & Sculptors, LACMA, 1931; Calif. Statewide (Santa Cruz), 1931; Calif.-Pacific Int'l Expo (San Diego), 1935.
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