Elizabeth Ginno Winkler
Elizabeth Ginno Winkler specialized in painting and printmaking. She is known for her participation in the Golden Gate International Exposition (GGIE) and other Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects. She attended Mills College in Oakland, California where she majored in art and drama. While at Mills, Ginno met two of her greatest influences, photographer Imogen Cunningham and her husband Roi Partridge, a famous printmaker. Ginno also met future husband Carol Aronovici while at Mills College. The two became engaged in 1928 and later married. Together they co-founded Stagecraft Studios, a theatrical supply business, before divorcing in 1934. While at Stagecraft studios, Ginno honed her skills in costume design, set design, and makeup. After her divorce, Ginno met Austrian artist and etcher John Winkler, who trained her in drawing and etching.