Mina Cohen has been teaching art history for 15 years first at College of the Redwoods and now at Mendocino College. For the last 9 years she has been teaching art history online as well as face to face. Mina graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from University of California, San Diego and received an MA in Fine Arts from Sacramento State University. She lives in Mendocino where she works as an abstract painter and has been a member of Partners Gallery in Fort Bragg for the past 10 years. Mina and her husband have traveled to every continent except for Antarctica. She has seen in person many of the works of art she teaches about.