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 is a member of the State of the Art Gallery in Ithaca 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

CAP Artspace, 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

Buffalo Society of Artists Spring Show, Buffalo 2013, 2014

Echo Art Fair, Buffalo NY 2011

6x6 Show, Shoe Factory, Rochester NY 2011

Western NY Artists Group, Buffalo NY 2011

Southern Tier Biennial, Olean NY, 2011, 2013

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.