Gladys Vinson Mitchell
(1894 - 1968)
Gladys Vinson Mitchell was active/lived in Illinois, New Mexico. Gladys Mitchell is known for landscape, pueblo and Indian figure painting, woodblock.
Biography Gladys Vinson Mitchell
The following is from Tom Jordon, grandson of the artist:
Gladys Magnolia Vinson Mitchell was my paternal grandmother. She spent her childhood in Texas and New Mexico. Her father was a Methodist minister, who left his family when my grandmother, the youngest of three girls, was young. She married my grandfather, Alexander Cuthbertson Mitchell in Texas. My grandfather came to this country to receive his college degree from Norway; he was of Scottish descent, born in the Faroe Islands.
My grandmother was working for a photographer when she met my grandfather, who had a life-long hobby of photography. After my grandfather returned from the trenches of France, they settled in Chicago. My under
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