Born in San Francisco, CA in June 1871. By the 1890s "Josie" Ryan was a resident of Fresno and active in the local art scene. She studied art locally at St Augustine's Academy. After her marriage to M. G. Hinkle, she made her home in San Francisco until 1918 or longer. She was the sister of artist Kate Ryan. Exhibited: California State Fair, 1891 (best flower painting).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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