Lundeberg was born in Chicago and moved to Pasadena in 1912. She was a co-founder of subjective classicism (aka post-surrealism). This was back in the day when everyone seemed to crave a "school of art" to belong to. The idea behind this particular school was that carefully chosen subjects would guide the viewer through a painting to its deeper meaning. Her career spanned over 60 years and her work is included in numerous public collections:
Wayne, also born in Chicago, remained in the city. She was one of many great artists to create work for the WPA. She became certified in production illustration while living in Chicago and worked converting blueprints into drawings in the aircraft industry. She also worked as a scriptwriter for WGN in Chicago.