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Hintz, Elvera
Discipline: Painting

Raised on a farm near Center, Elvera Hintz began drawing at the age of four and started painting watercolors during a correspondence course with Art Instruction Schools in Minneapolis. While her favorite subject is horses, Hintz is also inspired by farm life, western and wildlife scenes, and North Dakota landscapes.

Her work is part of private collections in California, Massachusetts, Montana, Washington, and Germany. She has had a painting selected for Hazen’s 75th Jubilee calendar and has work on display at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in Washburn. She has exhibited in many shows around the region has won awards in Hazen and Mandan. She has also participated in the Western Spirit Art Show in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

During the months of April, May, and June 2003, Hintz was one of the featured artists in the offices of North Dakota Governor John Hoeven and First Lady Mikey Hoeven.

- Ben Nemenoff

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