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artist , art educator

Christine Marie Morris, American artist, art educator. Certified teacher, West Virginia. Research grantee Pennsylvania State University, 1994; cultural exchange grantee United States Consulate, Brazil, 1994.

Background

Morris, Christine Marie was born on February 15, 1955 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Bobbie Gene and Lanae Marie (Schneider) Ballengee.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Miami University Ohio, 1980. Master of Science in Art Education, Miami University Ohio, 1992. Postgraduate, Pennsylvania State University.

Career

Art educator, Sunrise Art Museum, Charleston, West Virginia, 1981-1988;cultural arts educator, Harnett City (North Carolina) Schools, 1988-1991;Saturday art supervisor, Miami University Ohio, Oxford, 1991-1992;art education instructor, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1992-1995;West Virginia cultural educator, Youth Museum, Beckley, 1993-1994;artist-in-residence, Cass, West Virginia, 1994.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, West Virginia.

Membership

Treasurer Children's Theatre, Charleston, West Virginia, 1982-1985. Member of staff development Fort New Salem, Salem, West Virginia, 1992, Morgan City Schools, Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, 1994. Arts activist, researcher West Virginia Traditional Mountain Artists, since 1993.

Member National Art Education Association, Education Leadership, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, weight lifting, dancing.

Connections

Married John Steven Meisel, December 15, 1977 (divorced October 10, 1985). Children: Jason, Jeremy. Married David Ernest Morris, January 30, 1988.

father:
Bobbie Gene Ballengee

mother:
Lanae Marie (Schneider) Ballengee

spouses:
John Steven Meisel

David Ernest Morris

children:
Jason Morris

Jeremy Morris