Helene M. Minelli was born in Sonoma, CA in 1918. Minelli was a lifelong resident of Sonoma and active in the local art world by the 1950s.
Her works won many prizes in local shows. She died there on January 31, 2010.
Her painting locales include Lake Tahoe.
Member: Valley of the Moon Art Ass'n; Society of Western Artists;
Marin Society of Artists.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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