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artist , educator

Cathy Christine Mitchell-Babin, American artist, educator. Cert K-12 art teacher, 6-12 teacher, Illinois. Recipient Woman in Music award Wavelength magazine, 1980, 81; grantee, 1987, Illinois Arts Council, 1991-1993, Chicago Foundation Education 1987, 93, Neighborhood Arts Program, 1992.

Background

Mitchell-Babin, Cathy Christine was born on June 11, 1954 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of William Douglas and Christine Kathryn (Donshietz) Mitchell.

Education

Associate of Arts, Cuyahoga Community College, Parma, Ohio, 1975;certified, Berklee School Music, Boston, 1980;Bachelor of Fine Arts, education certified, School The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1987.

Career

Manager graphic arts, Procreations, New Orleans, 1977-1985;teacher, supervisor arts and crafts, New Orleans Recreation Department, 1978-1983;visiting artist, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 1983-1985;teacher art, Francis W. Parker School, Chicago, 1985-1987;teacher, arts coordinator, Howland School Arts, Chicago, since 1987;teacher mentor, Howland School Arts, Chicago, since 1992. Artist, teacher MARWEN Foundation, Chicago, 1989-1991. Consultant Think New Art Video Series, Chicago, 1987.

Member education committee National Academy Recording, Chicago, 1992-1993. Member of advisory board education committee Art Resources in Teaching, Chicago, 1990-1992. Member of advisory board education department The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, since 1991.

Active Advocate of Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome, Advocate for Arts Education, International Network Performing and Visual Art Schools.

Achievements

  • Cert K-12 art teacher, 6-12 teacher, Illinois.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Musician, artist music videos Last Ride, 1983, Bus Wash, 1984.

Membership

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Art Education Association (convention presenter 1989, 93), Illinois Art Education Association, Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome Association American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: songwriting, guitar, keyboard and vocal music, reading mysteries, and various projects.

Connections

Married Gary Michael Babin, December 27, 1988.

father:
William Douglas Mitchell

mother:
Christine Kathryn (Donshietz) Mitchell

spouse:
Gary Michael Babin