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Donald Stanley Vogel

Donald Stanley Vogel, gallery executive, artist. Recipient Dallas Visual Art Center Legend award, 1999. Member Art Dealers Association, American Inc.


  • Vogel, Donald Stanley was born on October 20, 1917. Son of Walter Frederick and Francis Osborne (Talmadge) Vogel.

  • Education

    • Student, Chicago Art Institute, 1936.


    • With World Pet Association Easel Project, Chicago, 1940. Technical director Dallas Little Theatre, 1942-1943. Director Betty McLean Gallery, Dallas, 1951-1954.

      Director, owner Valley House Gallery, since 1954. Director, partner Main Place Gallery, Dallas, 1968-1970.


    • The Boardinghouse
    • The Boardinghouse is an account of how a diverse group of high spirited, self-assured, talented youths were able to meld in supporting one another during Vogel’s first year as a student at the Chicago Art Institute’s School of Fine Art during the desperate times of the great depression.


    Member Art Dealers Association, American Inc.



    Travel, swimming.


    • Married Margaret Katherine Mayer, October 14, 1947 (deceased June 1974). Children: Eric Stefan, Kevin Eliot, Katherine Barley. Married Erika Kjar Farkac, October 4, 1980.
    • father: Walter Frederick Vogel
    • mother: Francis Osborne (Talmadge) Vogel
    • spouses: Margaret Katherine Mayer
    • Erika Kjar Farkac
    • children: Eric Stefan Vogel
    • Kevin Eliot Vogel
    • Katherine Barley Vogel
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    Born October 20, 1917
    • 1936
      Chicago Art Institute
    • 1940
      With World Pet Association Easel Project
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1942 - 1943
      technical director, Dallas Little Theatre
    • 1951 - 1954
      director, Betty McLean Gallery
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1954