This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Painter, etcher. Born in NYC on April 16, 1874. Edith Catlin studied with Charles Hawthorne, Wm M. Chase, and at Académie Julian in Paris. The wife of Stowe Phelps, she lived in Connecticut and NYC before settling in Santa Barbara in the 1930s where she remained until her death on July 8, 1961.
Member: Conn. Academy of FA; Allied Artists of America; Santa Barbara AA.
Exhibited: Conn. Academy of FA, 1920, 1922 (awards); PAFA; AIC; LACMA; Calif. State Fair, 1938, 1941 (awards); San Diego FA Society, 1938, 1941; GGIE, 1939; Oakland Art Gallery, 1939; Santa Barbara Museum, 1945 (solo); Madonna Festival of LA, 1951, 1956.
Works Held: NYC Courthouse. WAA; AAA 1919-33; WWAA 1936-59; WWPC 1947; FId; AAW; KOV; DR; Santa Barbara News Press, 7-8-1961 (obit).
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"