28 April, born at Dunedin, third child and second daughter of William Mathew Hodgkins, solicitor, and Rachel Owen (née Parker).
Exhibits for the first time with the Canterbury Society of Arts, Christchurch, and Otago Art Society, Dunedin.
Takes classes given by the visiting Italian painter G. P. Nerli.
February, attends the Dunedin School of Art. Begins preparations for South Kensington examinations. In July, wins competition for the best study from life.
Obtains first-class passes in the-South Kensington examinations. In August, opens a studio in Dunedin and places advertisements for pupils.
April-May, takes holiday at Timaru. In December visits Lake Wakatipu, Otago.
9 February, death of her father William Mathew Hodgkins. Illustrates Otago Daily Times and Witness Christmas Annual, 1898.
April, elected member of the Council, Otago Art Society. In September sketches at Moeraki and paints local Maori subjects. Does illustrations for the New Zealand Illustrated Magazine, November, and for the Otago Daily Times and Witness Christmas Annual, 1899. Visits Wellington in December and goes to the artists' colony at Silverstream.
Illustrates New Zealand Illustrated Magazine in January, February, May and June. Is appointed a member of the Otago Art Society's selection and hanging committee.
February, sails for Europe via Sydney, Colombo, Marseilles to London. April, arrives at London. June, attends Norman Garstin's sketching class at Caudebec, France. In September she travels from Caudebec to Paris. Stays in France until November when she travels to Italy visiting Rapallo and San Remo.
Spends part of January and February at San Remo. Late February, returns to London. March to June, she is at Penzance. In July joins Norman Garstin's sketching class at Dinan, France. August, shows new works at McGregor Wright's Gallery, Wellington. In October shows at John Baillie's Gallery, London. November, shows ten paintings at Doré Gallery, Bond Street, London. In November she travels to Tangier.
At Tangier January-March. Travels to Tetuan. In April returns to England. In May shows at the Royal Academy. July, shows ten works, with Fine Art Society, Bond Street, London. Mid-July to October in Belgium and Holland. November, sails for Sydney and Wellington. Arrives at Wellington December.
Based all year in Wellington. In February opens a studio in Bowen Street and starts teaching. Exhibits with Miss D. K. Richmond at McGregor Wright's Gallery, Wellington, in late February. In April shows at the Royal Academy, London.
Spends year in Wellington except for a visit to Rotorua in June-July. In April exhibits at Royal Academy, London.
January, leaves Wellington for England. Late February, reaches London. Spends April, June and part of July at Venice and Chioggia. In mid-July she travels to France and in August joins Norman Garstin's class at St Valery-sur- Somme. In November shows at Société Internationale d'Aquarellistes, Paris. In September visits Avignon and in November travels to Antibes, Alpes Maritimes.
In February she leaves Antibes for London. In March has a