Dawson Gallery


Born in Gloucester, MA on Jan. 1, 1861, Alice was the wife of Frank Comins.  She moved to Carmel, CA in 1918 and became active in the local art scene.  She appears to have divided her time between Boston and the Monterey Peninsula until her death on the latter on Dec. 28, 1943.

Member: Carmel Art Association; National Association of Women Painters & Sculptors.

Exhibitions: San Francisco Art Association, 1918; Oakland Art Gallery, 1932, 1934; Santa Cruz Art League, 1934.


Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"

American Art Annual 1917-31; California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Women Artists of the American West; Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); Death record; Carmel Pine Cone, 12-31-1943 (obituary).

Autumn Landscape with Trees

Alice R. Comins

1861-1941 American