(1905 - 1985)
Denny Sonke Winters was active/lived in New York, California, Maine, Michigan / Mexico. Denny Winters is known for abstraction, mod views, collage.
Biography Denny Winters
Born Ruby Sonke on March 17, 1905, Denny Winters had the nickname of Denny from birth. Her parents were James
Henry Sonke and Eva Taylor Sonke. She graduated from Grand Rapids Central High School in 1925.
From 1928 through the mid 1930's, she lived in Chicago. Her
first art show was in 1928
at the Raymond Katz Little Gallery. She married an artist, John
Winters, who was a student with her at the Art Institute of Chicago,
and they remained married
about one year. In 1932 she opened her
first studio in Chicago and graduated from The Chicago Academy of Fine
In the mid 1930s, she moved to Mexico for a year and studied the
works of Mexican painter Diego Rivera. Then she
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