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photographer , writer

Brenda Harris Nixon, American photographer, writer. Named Windjammer of the Year, Windjammers of Clearwater, 1984, 1 of 5 Most Influential Women in Pinellas County in the Arts, Clearwater Sun Newspaper, 1985.

Background

Nixon, Brenda Harris was born on December 5, 1949 in Butler, Georgia, United States. Daughter of W. Eugene and Winnie (Penny) Harris.

Education

Bachelor, University Georgia, 1970.

Career

Publications specialist, Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, Florida, 1979-1983;photographer, writer, Clearwater, since 1983. Official photographer Hall of Fame Bowl, Tampa, Florida, since 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Giant Steps: The History of Morton Plant Hospital, 1981.

Membership

Director art gallery Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, since 1983. Vice chairman Clearwater Planning and Zoning Board, 1985-1991. Founder Concerts in the Park, Clearwater, 1984-1986.

President Clearwater Marine Science Center Auxiliary, 1987-1989. Chairman public relations Clearwater Free Clinic Board Directors, since 1990, Suncoast Family Young Men’s Christian Association Board Directors, 1985-1993. Member budget advisory committee City of Clearwater, since 1992.

Project founder Clearwater Downtown Arts. Member Leadership Pinellas (chairman alumni development since 1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: flying, scuba diving, sailing, skiing, tennis.

Connections

Married William J. Nixon Junior, August 30, 1970 (divorced 1977).

father:
W. Eugene Harris

mother:
Winnie (Penny) Harris

spouse:
William J. Nixon Junior