Born in Buffalo, New York, Mink is a Summa cum Laude graduate of SUNY Buffalo, NY. She moved to Ithaca, NY in 1976 where she pursued a PhD in Comparative Literature, was a freelance actor in television and radio commercials, News Director of a radio station, and received an MA degree in History from Cornell University in 1986. Mink studied with Stan Taft, Bill Benson, and the late Bente King and Thomas Buechner. She was an active member of the State of the Art Gallery in Ithaca for 15 years, the Ithaca Art Trail, the Buffalo Society of Artists, and is represented by Indigo Art Consultants in England., Art Advice Consultants, NYC, Part Galleries. Florida, and for European sales. 

Selected Solo shows
Madeline's, Ithaca, December/January 2017-18
Jed Williams Gallery, Philadelphia, 2017
State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, April 2017
CAP Artspace, Ithaca, December 2016
Quintus Gallery, Watkins Glen 2016
Decorum Too, Ithaca, NY 2016
Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC, August 2016
60 East Gallery, Corning NY 2015
Anderson Gallery, Elmira College February 2015
State of the Art Gallery, September 2015
Locust Grove Museum Poughkeepsie, NY June 2014
Orazio Salati Gallery, Binghamton NY 2013
Damiani Vineyards, Lodi NY 2013
Lamoreaux Landing Gallery, Lodi NY, 2012
State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca 2012
Marcia Evans Gallery, Columbus OH 2011
Kitchen Theater Gallery, Ithaca NY 2011
Earlville Arts Center, Hamilton New York, 2010
State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca NY 2009 and 2006
Grove Gallery, Aurora NY 2007
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson NY 2006
Cornell University’s Willard Straight Gallery, Ithaca NY 2006 B
Blink Gallery, Andes, NY 2005
Sola Gallery, Ithaca, NY 2005-2009
Selected Group Shows
Saatchi The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn, 2017
Buffalo Society of Artists Catalogue Show, Buffalo 2016, 2017
Buffalo Society of Artists Spring Show, Buffalo 2013, 2014
Echo Art Fair, Buffalo NY 2011, 2014, 2015
6x6 Show, Shoe Factory, Rochester NY 2011
Western NY Artists Group, Buffalo NY 2011
Southern Tier Biennial, Olean NY, 2011, 2013, 2017
73rd Annual Regional Show, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira NY 2011
Member’s Gallery, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo NY 2007-2009
Syracuse Technology Garden, Syracuse NY
Grove Gallery, Aurora NY
Silver Medal, BSA 125th Catalogue Show, "Happiness" 2016
First Place Award, “Take Shelter”, Western New York Artists Group 2015
 Award of Excellence 23rd Annual Regional Show, 2014
 “Number 3” Southern Tier Biennial 2011
The BSA Artery Award, “Beszel” BSA Spring Show 2013
Work can be found in private collections in New York City, Sweden, Israel, Buffalo, Virginia, North Carolina, California, Alaska, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Washington, and Florida.