Artist Myra Green was born in Tennessee in 1924. Green attended Virginia Intermont College. She moved with her husband to Jackson, Mississippi. She was a painter of portraits and still life. She taught throughout the South.
Myra Green passed away in Jackson, Mississippi, in 2002.
A book celebrating Myra and her daughter, Lynn Green Root, has been published entitled Breathing Art: The Lives and Art of Myra Hamilton Green and Lynn Green Root (2008).