Painter best known for her depictions of animals, such as sheep, in a pastoral setting. Her work has been featured in the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.
She paid her tuition at seminary school in Friendsville, Pennsylvania by selling drawings.
Her work with the women's suffrage movement as well as the animal rights movement made her ahead of her time among female artists.
She married William Waters, a man with severe health problems, at the age of seventeen.
She was alive at the same time as fellow female artist Georgia O'Keeffe.