Elsie Dinsmore Popkin (1937-2005)
Elsie Dinsmore Popkin was a talented and dynamic artist and activist living in Winston-Salem, NC. Popkin worked in pastels, and was well known for her lush and vivid landscapes. She painted numerous landscapes of North Carolina and painted on location in New York, Japan and Taiwan. Elsie Dinsmore Popkin was also a long time member of the President’s Council of Cornell Women; she graduated from the Art, Architecture and Planning College at Cornell University with a B.F.A. in 1958.