Edith Hynes was born in Quincy, IL on Aug. 6, 1885. Hynes studied at the New York School of Industrial Art, in Europe, and the Orient. Upon settling in Los Angeles in 1916, she worked as an interior designer. During the 1930s to 1950s she taught at Manual Arts Evening High School and for the Santa Ana Adult Education System. In her leisure she painted landscapes and lectured locally on art appreciation and the history of architecture. A spinster, Hynes died in Los Angeles on March 10, 1971.
Member: Women Painters of the West; San Diego FA Guild; Calif. Art Club; Nat'l Ass'n of Women in Architecture.
Exh: West Coast Arts, 1927; Calif. Statewide (Santa Cruz), 1928; Laguna Beach AA, 1928; Calif. State Fair, 1930.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
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