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Martha Scott Beaver

Martha Scott Beaver, American critic. Recipient numerous awards excellence art criticism public service including Art Guilds awards, 1980, Outstanding Service awards, 1981-1985, Best Arts Writer, High Museum, Atlanta, 1982. Member of National Trust Historic Perservation, American Contract Bridge League, National League American Pen Women, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

  • Beaver, Martha Scott was born on July 22, 1920 in Union Point, Georgia, United States. Daughter of John Abbott and Annie Louise (Guill) Beaver.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University Georgia, 1941. Postgraduate in art, University Georgia, 1966—1970. Postgraduate in stone sculpture, University Karlsruhe, Federal Republic Germany, 1955.

    Career

    • Women's editor Daily Times, Gainesville, Georgia, 1960—1963. Professor art and journalism Brenau College, 1963—1970. Instructor art history and drawing University South Carolina, Conway, 1966—1970.

      Executive editor The Star, Marion, South Carolina, 1972—1974. Art critic, columnist The State, Columbia, since 1974. Founding member Animal Protection League, Columbia, since 1977.

    Works

    • Contributor articles on art to newspapers.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of National Trust Historic Perservation, American Contract Bridge League, National League American Pen Women, Sigma Delta Chi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Animals, bridge.

    Connections

    • Married Alfred Thomas Beaver, February 5, 1942 (deceased 1972). 1 child Angela Beaver Mack.
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    • 1941
      University Georgia
    • 1955
      University Karlsruhe
    • 1960 - 1963
      Women's editor Daily Times
      Gainesville, Georgia, United States
    • 1963 - 1970
      professor, art and journalism Brenau College
    • 1966 - 1970
      instructor, art history and drawing University South Carolina
      Conway, South Carolina, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      executive, editor The Star
      Marion, Virginia, United States
    • 1974
      art critic
      Columbia, Missouri, United States