(1872 - 1937)
Edna Boies Hopkins was active/lived in Ohio, New York, Michigan / France. Edna Hopkins is known for floral-botanic woodblocks, landscape painting.
Biography Edna Hopkins
Edna Boies Hopkins, a painter known for her Japanese-influenced color woodcuts, was born in 1872 in Hudson, Michigan of a well-to-do family. In 1895, she attended the Art Academy of Cincinnati in Ohio; and in 1899, Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, studying with Arthur Wesley Dow the technique of Japanese woodblocks. She also studied with B.J.O. Nordfeldt in Provincetown.
Hopkins had married in 1890, but, tragically, her first husband died only two years later. While studying in Cincinnati, she had met James R. Hopkins, later to be a well-known portrait and figure painter, whom she married in 1904. She also became life-long friends with Maud Squire and Ethel Mars there.
Beginning in 1900, Hopkins taught art at the Veltin
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