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Alice Gordon Guilfoy Welton Edit Profile

also known as Alice Guilfoy

artist

Alice Gordon Guilfoy Welton, American Artist. Avocations: martial arts, reading, commodities trading, writing, designing Japanese gardens and landscaping. F C. 2d degree Black Belt instructor Kwon's Taekwondo, Bloomingdale, Illinois, 1992-1993. Member American Watercolor Society (associate), Midwest Watercolor Society, Illinois Watercolor Society, Georgia Watercolor Society, Chicago Artist Coalition.

Background

Welton, Alice Gordon Guilfoy was born on May 26, 1948 in Baltimore. Daughter of John Berryman and Helen (Gaddy) Guilfoy.

Education

Student, Northern Illinois U., 1966-1967;student, Elgin Community College, 1976-1979, 87-89;studied sculpture and pottery with, Dale Raddatz and Michael Brown, 1972-1974;studied watercolor with, Alan Yau, 1981-1983.

Career

Draftsperson, Western Electric, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 1968-1969;technical illustrator, Hallicrafters, Palatine, Illinois, 1969-1970;advertising manager, ABC Records & Tapes, Elk Grove, 1970-1971;performer, studio singer, Chicago, 1972-1976;fine artist, Welton Fine Arts, Elgin, Illinois, since 1977. Instructor gifted art program U46 School District Coleman School, Elgin, 1982. Presenter watercolor workshop University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, 1982, Des Plaines (Illinois) Art Guild, 1987, handmade paper workshop Mary Bell Galleries, Chicago, 1989, Lincoln College, 1990.

Guest artist Artist to Artist, 1990.

Achievements

  • Avocations: martial arts, reading, commodities trading, writing, designing Japanese gardens and landscaping. F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1987, Mary Bell Galleries, Chicago, 1983, 84, 85, 86-87, 88, 89, 90, 92, 95, Judith Posner Gallery, Milwaukee, 1989, 93, Mary Bell Galleries, 1995. Exhibited in group shows at Mazur-Mazur Gallery, Deerfield, Illinois, 1982, Mary Bell Galleries, 1983, 84, 86, 88, 93, 94, 95, 96, Northern Illinois University Swen Parson Gallery, DeKalb, 1986, Art Expo, New York City, 1988, Katy Gingrass Galleries, Milwaukee, 1993, Corporation Artworks, Schaumburg, Illinois, 1993, 94. Juried and national competitions House Gallery Museum, Oklahoma City, 1981, Westmoreland County Museum Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 1982, others.

      Corporation collections include United Airlines, Arthur Young, Amoco, Prudential Insurance of Chicago, OCE United States of America, Chicago Title and Trust, La Salle International Group, Incorporated, Marshall Field and Company, National Association Indiana Insurers. Represented by Mary Bell Galleries, Chicago, Boritzer, Gray, Hamano Gallery, Los Angeles, Corporation Art Works, Schaumburg, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Windsor Gallery, Dania, Florida.

Membership

2d degree Black Belt instructor Kwon's Taekwondo, Bloomingdale, Illinois, 1992-1993. Member American Watercolor Society (associate), Midwest Watercolor Society, Illinois Watercolor Society, Georgia Watercolor Society, Chicago Artist Coalition.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Martial arts, reading, commodities trading, writing, designing japanese gardens and landscaping.

Connections

Married James Frank Welton, November 23, 1968. Children: Jaime Alan, Eric Grahame.

father:
John Berryman Guilfoy

mother:
Helen (Gaddy) Guilfoy

spouse:
James Frank Welton

children:
Jaime Alan Welton

Eric Grahame Welton