Artist Biography

1867 - 1923

Jane Roma McElroy was born in San Francisco, CA in 1867. She studied at the local School of Design with Emil Carlsen and Raymond Dabb Yelland under whose tutelage she became a skilled painter. While a resident of 3328 Washington Street, she exhibited locally and was active in the local art scene. A spinster and lifelong resident of her native city, she died on July 4, 1923. Working in oil and watercolor, she produced fruit and floral still lifes as well as Chinese genre. Member: San Francisco Art Ass'n; San Francisco Sketch Club. Exhibited: World's Columbian Expo (Chicago), 1893; California Midwinter Expo, 1894; Mechanics' Institute Fair (San Francisco), 1899; San Francisco Art Ass'n, 1904-17; Mark Hopkins Institute, 1906; Sketch Club, 1907-12; Sequoia Club (San Francisco), 1909.

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