Alice Beach was born in Green Ridge, Missouri, in 1877. She studied at St. Louis School of Fine Arts and Arts Students League of New York. A supporter of women's suffrage, Alice had her work published in the Women Voter.
Alice was a socialist and in 1912 joined with other writers and artists in New York, such as Max Eastman, John Sloan and Art Young, to establish the The Masses as a radical magazine. Alice later became the magazine's art editor and was responsible for several of its front covers.
Alice Beach Winter died in 1970.