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Carol Ferring Shepley Edit Profile

magazine editor , writer , art critic

Carol Ferring Shepley, American Writer, art critic, magazine editors Avocations: gardening, reading, interior decorating, collecting art F C.

Background

Shepley, Carol Ferring was born on December 21, 1949 in St. Louis. Daughter of John Henry III and Georgene Emma (Otto) Ferring.

Education

Bachelor, Wellesley College, l972.

Career

Staff lecturer, Philadelphia Museum Art, l972-73; staff writer, art critic, Caracas (Venezuela) Daily Journal, l973-76; freelance writer, l977--; editor corporation newspaper, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, l983; editor corporation newspaper, Southwestern Bell, St. Louis, l984; editor alumnae magazine, Mary Institute, St. Louis, l986-89. Art writer St. Louis Sun, 1989-1990, St. Louis Magazine, 1990-1992. Home design writer 1991-1992.

St. Louis correspondent Money magazine, since 1991. Art critic New Art Examiner, 1989-1994, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1991-1996. Part-time professor art history Maryville U., since 1993.

Achievements

  • Avocations: gardening, reading, interior decorating, collecting art F C.

Membership

Public relations volunteer Junior League, Miami, Florida, 1982, March of Dimes, St. Louis, 1985, Good Shepherd School, St. Louis, 1988, St. Louis Library., 1989, Goodwill, 1989, Kidney Foundation, 1991, 92. Board directors women's cancer support Social Help and Rehabilitation Effort, 1989-1991. Member Alumnae Association Mary Institute (officer 1987-1988, 89-96, vice president 1991-1994, president 1994-1996), Wellesley Club (vice president 1986-1988, officer 1989-1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, reading, interior decorating, collecting art.

Connections

Married William H. Starbuck, Junior, September 8, l973 (divorced). L child, Caroline; married John H. Shepley, March 2l, l986. Children: Lucy, Irene Elizabeth.

father:
John Henry III Ferring

mother:
Georgene Emma (Otto) Ferring

spouses:
John H. Shepley

William H. Starbuck

children:
Lucy Shepley

Irene Elizabeth Shepley