(1874 - 1926)
Minnie May (Orewyler) Tingle was active/lived in California, Missouri. Minnie Tingle is known for landscape, mission-views.
Born in Shelby County, MO on May 28, 1874. Tingle studied at Hardin College. A talented lady, she was an accomplished pianist and poet as well as a fine painter. During the last few years of her life, she painted a set of all the California missions which she donated to LACMA after their exhibition there in 1925. She died in Los Angeles on Feb. 20, 1926. Exh: Calif. Art Club, 1923; Laguna Beach AA, 1924; Athletic Club (LA), 1925; West Coast Arts, 1925; LACMA, 1925 (solo).
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"American Art Annual
1925; Southern California Artists
(Nancy Moure); Los Angeles Times, 2-22-1926 (obituary).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
A painter of all the California missions, which she donated to the Los Angeles County Museum, Minnie Tingle was born in Missouri and studied at Hardin College. As a young woman, she showed remarkable talent in music and poetry as well as fine art.
She was a member of the California Art Club and the Laguna Beach Art Association.