DeNyse W. Turner Pinkerton
De Nyse Turner Pinkerton was born in Rochester, New York. She attended Smith and Hollins colleges, and the Art Students League in New York. Pinkerton painted many pastel portraits during her marriage to first husband Lee Turner. She also served on the board of the Baltimore Animal Aid Association.
With her second husband, Edward C. Pinkerton, she continued to paint portraits, many of which have been exhibited at the Peale Museum in Baltimore; the Baltimore Museum of Art; the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C.; the National Gallery in Washington, D.C.; and galleries in Philadelphia and New York. In Baltimore, her pieces also have been exhibited in institutions including The Johns Hopkins University, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Enoch Pratt Free Library, the Maryland Institute College of Art, Towson University and the University of Maryland Medical Center.