(mid 19th century)
Minnie V. Otis was active/lived in Kansas. Minnie Otis is known for landscape and figure painting, teaching.
Biography Minnie Otis
An artist and teacher, she aught the first art class offered at Washburn College in Kansas in 1865.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Dawdy 3: Dawdy, Doris Ostrander. Artists of the American West: A Biographical Dictionary. Volume 3. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1985.
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.