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Denny Winters

 (1905 - 1985)
Denny Sonke Winters was active/lived in New York, California, Maine, Michigan / Mexico.  Denny Winters is known for abstraction, mod views, collage.

Denny Winters

Born Ruby Sonke on March 17, 1905, Denny Winters had the nickname of Denny from birth.  Her parents were James Henry Sonke and Eva Taylor Sonke.  She graduated from Grand Rapids Central High School in 1925.

From 1928 through the mid 1930's, she lived in Chicago.  Her first art show was in 1928 at the Raymond Katz Little Gallery.  She married an artist, John Winters, who was a student with her at the Art Institute of Chicago, and they remained married about one year.  In 1932 she opened her first studio in Chicago and graduated from The Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. 

In the mid 1930s, she moved to Mexico for a year and studied the works of Mexican painter Diego Rivera.  Then she   ...  Displaying 750 of 3515 characters.

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About  Denny Winters

Born:  1905 - Grand Rapids, Michigan
Died:   1985 - Rockport, Maine
Known for:  abstraction, mod views, collage