Daisy Marguerite Hughes was born in Los Angeles, CA on Jan. 24, 1882. Hughes studied art with L. E. Garden MacLeod at the Los Angeles School of Art and Design, University of California, Art Students League in New York City, Ralph Johonnot, C. P. Townsley, and Rudolph Schaeffer. A lifelong resident of Los Angeles, she exhibited locally and taught art in the public schools. The artist died on July 15, 1968.
Los Angeles Art Association, Provincetown Art Association; National Association of Women Painters & Sculptors.
California State Fair, 1891, 1926; California Art Club, 1919-36; Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles, 1920-37; Art Teachers Ass’n of So. California, 1922-24; National Academy of Design, 1926, 1929, 1933, 1936; Babcock Gallery (NYC), 1928; Galeries Georges Petit (Paris), 1928 (solo); Paris Salon, 1928; Allied Artists of America (NYC), 1929; California WaterColor Society, 1930-35; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1930; Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington D.C.), 1937.
Works held in public places: Provincetown Art Association; University of Southern California; Chrysler of Southern Calif.
Edan Hughes, “Artists in California, 1786-1940”