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educator , photographer

Cecilia Lacks, American photographer, educator. Grantee Experiment in International Living, 1967, 72; recipient Travel and Research award 1982; American Dance Festival fellow, 1986. Member St. Louis Artists Coalition, National Education Association, Sponsors of School Publications (president 1980, scholar 1967, grantee 1972).

Background

Lacks, Cecilia was born on July 21, 1945 in St. Louis. Daughter of Louis and Lenore (Gimpelson) Lacks.

Education

Bachelor, Washington University, 1967. Master of Science, Boston University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, St. Louis University, 1987.

Specialist in Education Administration, Southern Illinois University.

Career

Teacher English, John Burroughs School, St. Louis, 1967-1969;teacher journalism, coordinator gifted program, Ferguson-Florrissant School District, St. Louis, 1972-1982;photographer newsletter, publications, Ferguson-Florrissant School District, St. Louis, 1983;photographer, writer, St. Louis, since 1972. Instructor St. Saint Louis University, 1982-1984, Webster U., 1985-1986. Associate director International Education Consortium, St. Louis, 1984-1986.

Consultant Conference on Education, St. Louis, 1975-1980. President Beanie Enterprises, St. Louis, 1978. Director International Culture Center, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One woman shows include Louis Beamont Gallery, 1985, University City Library. Gallery, 1987, Grae Gallery, 1987, CORO Foundation, St. Louis, 1985, Missouri Humanities Council Exhibition Grant, 1993, Vaughn Cultural Center, Morton May Gallery and Odder Museum, Denmark, 1993. Group shows include Messing Gallery, 1986.

      Author: Downtown Lady. Theater critic Suburban Journals, St. Louis, 1980-1986. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member St. Louis Artists Coalition, National Education Association, Sponsors of School Publications (president 1980, scholar 1967, grantee 1972).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, reading, hiking.

Connections

father:
Louis Lacks

mother:
Lenore (Gimpelson) Lacks