(1883 - 1972)
Minerva Dorinda Lockwood Pierce was active/lived in Nevada, California, Colorado. Minerva Pierce is known for town-desert landscape, mining, buildings.
Biography Minerva Pierce
The following is from Shiela Pierce Rabell, the paternal granddaughter of Minerva Pierce who owns a number of her paintings.
Minerva Dorinda Lockwood (1883-1972) was born in Trinidad, Colorado on December 16, 1883. She married Charles William Pierce in 1902. After settling in Reno, Nevada, in 1906, she studied painting with Katherine Lewers and Lorenzo Palmer Latimer, and earned a teacher's certificate from the University of Nevada in 1917.
During the years 1927-36 she was a resident of San Francisco at 55 Greenwood Avenue. While there, she studied with George Demont Otis and George Post, and was assistant director of the Ethel Wickes School of Art.
Upon returning to Reno, she served as house chairman of the Nevada Ar
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