Catherine (Koppe) Hinkle
(1926 - 1974)
Catherine (Koppe) Hinkle was active/lived in Illinois, Michigan. Catherine Hinkle is known for painting, design, illustration.
Biography Catherine (Koppe) Hinkle
Catherine Hinkle (1926-1974) was a gifted painter, printmaker, and book designer who was born and raised in St. Joseph, MI. She studied at Kalamazoo College for two years, but her interest in art led her to Chicago, where she enrolled in the program at the Institute of Design in 1945. She received her B.A. in Visual Design in 1949. Under the guidance of instructors such as László Moholy-Nagy, Alexander Archipenko and Richard Koppe, Hinkle absorbed the tenets of modernism.
Shortly after graduating, Hinkle began to exhibit her work in both regional and national exhibitions. Her first solo exhibition in Chicago was reviewed favorably in the Chicago Tribune. Her paintings were richly colored, multi-layered canvases in a square fo
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