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Adrienne Wilma Garnett, American Art educator. Recipient Teacher Excellence award Marine Midland Bank, 1990; Honors Seminar fellow Rhode Island School Design, 1989; Earth Day grantee Polaroid Corporation, 1990, grantee Electronic Arts Cohen Foundation, 1991.


Garnett, Adrienne Wilma was born on January 7, 1936 in New York City. Daughter of Maurice H. and Florence Schlang.


Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Regents College, 1980. Master of Science in Studio Art, College New Rochelle, 1984. Professional diploma in District Level Administration and Supervision, Iona College, 1999.


Teacher art, consultant, curator pre-K education and city art education programs, New Rochelle, New York, 1966-1979. Teacher art Davis, Mayflower, Stephenson and Trinity Elementary Schools, 1979-1984, Daniel Webster Humanities/Arts Magnet School, New Rochelle, 1979-1988, New Rochelle High School, 1988—2005. Retired, 2005; freelance artist.

Adjunct professor Iona College, Yonkers, New York, 1992. Appointed member education committee Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, 1988-1989, teachers advisory committee College New Rochelle, 1988-1989. Member core planning group teachers center Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, 1989-1990, art administrators and supervisors, 1989-1990.

Guest lecturer Parsons School Art and Design, 2001-2003. New York City art critic Art of the Times: Magazine of Arts.


Appointed member New Rochelle Council on Arts, since 1989. Past board directors Castle Gallery College New Rochelle. Member National Art Education Association, New York State Teacher's Association (council administrators of art education, committee multicultural art education, Art Educator of Year 1991), Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, piano.


Married T. G. Ritter (divorced). Children: Lianne A. Ritter (deceased), Louis A. Ritter. Married W. Gordon Garnett, July 19, 1966 (deceased).

Children: Daun E. Susan, Stephen G., Joan M. Falvey, Jeffrey G.

Maurice H.

Florence Schlang

W. Gordon Garnett

T. G. Ritter

Joan M. Falvey Garnett

Lianne A. Ritter Garnett (deceased)

Stephen G. Garnett

Daun E. Susan Garnett

Jeffrey G. Garnett

Louis A. Ritter Garnett