Ella Marie Mewhinney
(1891 - 1962)
Ella Marie Koepke Mewhinney was active/lived in Texas. Ella Marie Mewhinney is known for landscape, harbors, still life.
Ella Mewhinney was born in Nelsonville, Texas, June 21, 1891. Her father, R.E. Koepke, was born in Germany and came to America at the age of eighteen. Her mother, Vlasta Massik, was of Austrian ancestry, her grandparents being early settlers from Austria, where the grandfather was a preacher and leader.
The Koepke family moved to Bartlett when Ella was nine years old and at this age she began the study of music. After completing her High School work, she completed her education at the Texas Presbyterian College, where she had her first training, under Miss Mollie Bishop at the age of seventeen.
About the same time she returned from college, the death of her father occurred, and she began to teach art classes in Bartlett and Gr ... Displaying 750 of 2080 characters.