Gertrude Jameson (Jenkins) Barnes
(1865 - 1939)
Gertrude Jameson (Jenkins) Barnes was active/lived in Minnesota, California, Massachusetts. Gertrude Barnes is known for still life, portrait and landscape paintings.
Born in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts, Gertrude Barnes became a painter of still lifes and figure work, many of them watercolor miniatures on ivory. She lived in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Barnes studied at the Cowles Art School in Boston with Dennis Bunker and at the Art Students League in New York with William Lathrop, Henry Snell, and Charles Woodbury. Settling in Minneapolis, she studied with Douglas Volk at the Minneapolis School of Fine Art and was active in the Artists League of Minneapolis.
She exhibited widely including the Art Institute of Chicago from 1902 to 1923, and the Minneapolis Art Institute. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Minnesota State Art Society in St. Paul.
Paul Sternberg, Sr., Art by American Women