Nina Koch Winkel
(1905 - 1990)
Nina Koch Winkel was active/lived in New York / Germany. Nina Winkel is known for sculptor-copper and terra-cotta figure.
Biography Nina Koch Winkel
From Germany, Nina Winkel became an award-winning sculptor including the Samuel F.B. Morse Gold Medal, Elizabeth Watrous Gold Medals, National Academy Prize for Best Sculpture and an honorary Doctorate degree from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.
In Germany, she attended the School for Arts and Crafts at Essen in 1921 and the Dusseldorf Academy from 1922 to 1923. Her teachers were Joseph Hartwig and Richard Scheibe.
Exhibitions included the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Metropolitan Museum and the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.
Nina Winkel died on May 20, 1990, having been in a coma for three months resulting from an automobile crash.
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