She studied at Norwich Free Academy, and at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York from which she graduated in 1919. She also studied, at the Art Students League of New York summer school in Woodstock, with modernist painter Andrew Dasburg.
Her parents were Allen and Caroline Walker Latham. In 1925, Latham went to, where she was introduced to artist Howard Cook by Victor Higgins. From 1928 to 1935, they traveled: to Europe, Mexico and the American South.
In 1938, the couple settled near Taos on the Talpa ridge.
This became their base until 1976. Latham painted and created prints of the Taos landscape, including town views and scenes of the rural life of the Taos Pueblo Indians.
In addition, she did illustrations for children"s books, including Pedro, Nina and Perritto (1939) and Maggie, which was included in the American Institute of Graphic Arts best books list from 1945 to 1950. In 1967, Cook became the first artist in the Roswell Museum and Art Center"s Artist-in-Residence program
The couple started to spend their winters in Roswell, New Mexico, where they eventually moved in 1973.
Due to Cook"s health issues, the couple moved to Santa Fe in 1976. Cook died in 1980. Latham died on May 28, 1989.
Daughter of Allen and Caroline (Walker) Latham, Allen and Caroline (Walker) Latham. Married Howard Norton Cook, May 6, 1927 (deceased 1980).