Born in 1948 in Shreveport, Louisiana, lives and works in New York City. Her photographs and works often include sexuality and erotic imagery and her paintings are loaded with the ammunition of her killer eye In 1970 she received a bachelor's degree in fine art from the University of Florida and in 1972 a master degree in fine art from Syracuse University. In recent years she has had solo exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2005) and Salon 94 (2006, 2009). Minter’s paintings were included in the 2006 Whitney Biennial along with billboards in Chelsea that coincided with the Biennial. In 2007, Pamela Anderson became her muse for the centerfold of the Swiss art magazine Parkett.