Born in New York, Fisher studied art at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. Specializing in watercolor she became an accomplished and well-known artist.
Her professional memberships included the American Water Color Society, New York Watercolor Club, National Arts Club and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation where she served as a member of the board. She was elected an Associate Member of the National Academy of Design in 1920 and elevated to full membership in 1932.
She exhibited extensively with many of these organizations receiving numerous prizes for her work. In addition she regularly participated in exhibitions of the Baltimore Water Color Club and at Grand Central Galleries in New York.