Born in Monmouthshire, she studied with Professor Herkomer at Bushey, and exhibited at the Nottingham Castle Exhibition of Cornish Painters (1894) as Mia Edwards.
In 1896 she married John Alfred Arnesby BROWN. She was included in many exhibitions with Marianne L M STOKES and Elizabeth FORBES, frequently exhibiting her paintings of children. Her primary exhibiting was in the RA. The couple maintained a home in Norfolk and St Ives, roughly splitting the year between the two, with winter and spring in St Ives.
Portrait and figure painter.
works and access
Access to works: Cardiff
Notts Castle Exhibition of Cornish Painters 1894 (as Mia Edwards)
Cross (1994) The Shining Sands
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall;
Johnson & Greutzner (1975) Dictionary of British Artists
Tovey (2009) St Ives: Social History;
Whybrow (1994) St Ives
Wood (1995)Victorian Painters (under Edwards)