Edmund Kinzinger

Edmund Kinzinger (1888-1963) Born in Pforzheim, Germany and trained in Germany and Paris, Kinzinger taught in Munich, where he met his to be wife Alice Fish Kinzinger, an American. Traveling to Minneapolis, Kinzinger taught at the Minneapolis Art Institute in the summer of 1928 and then at the Minneapolis Art Students League. Returning to Germany, he served as director of the Hans Hoffman Schule fur Bildende Kuntz, Munichand at the same time taught in Spain and St. Tropez, France. He also served as director of the Ecole de l’Epoque, Paris (1933 – 1934).  Returning to the U.S.,  in 1935 became chairman of the art department at Baylor University, Waco, After more than a decade there, he would attend the University of Iowa and paint in Taos. Following a divorce and bouts with depression, he stopped painting in 1948 when he moved to live with his son in Delavan, Wisconsin.

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