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artist , educator

Chyrl Lenore Savoy, American artist, educator. Named Teacher of Year, Beacon Club, University Lafayette, 2000; Instruction and Improvement grantee, 1985, 1986, Borsf grantee, 2004. Member art committee R.S. Barnwell Garden and Art Center, 1975-1976, chair art committee, 1976-1977. Member Artists Alliance, Phi Beta.


Savoy, Chyrl Lenore was born on May 23, 1944 in New Orleans. Daughter of Frank Peter and Bobby Adrienne (Rawls) Savoy.


Bachelor, Louisiana State University, 1966. Master of Fine Arts, Wayne State University, 1970.


Art teacher, St. Martin's School, Detroit, 1969;graduate assistant, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1970;assistant professor fine arts, Louisiana State University, Shreveport, 1973-1977;assistant professor sculpture & drawing, U. Southwest Louisiana, Lafayette, since 1978. Drawing committee U. Southwest Louisiana, 1985, advisor for art and architecture student association, 1985, academic student advisor department visual arts, 1986, library representative, 1986, sculpture committee, 1986-1987, drawing committee, 1986-1987, studio position search committee, 1988-1989, co-chair sculpture position search committee, 1988-1989, director school art and architecture search committee, 1989, coordinator sculpture, since 1989, director, coordinator models program, 1989, curriculum committee visual arts department, 1991, faculty senator 1992-1996, ways & means. committee.


  • Other Work

    • Solo exhibitions at University Art Gallery, Wayne State University, 1970, New Orleans Museum Art, 1972, University Art Center, University Southwest Louisiana, 1983, Maison du Quebec, Lafayette, 1983, Galeria de Academy de Artes Plasticas, Monterrey, Mexico, 1987, Artists Alliance, Lafayette, 1992, Clark Hall Gallery, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, 1995, Escuela de Humanidades, University Americans, Puebla, Mexico, 1996, Northeast State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 2001, University Americas, Puebla, Mexico, 2003. Exhibited in group shows at 28th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Corpus Christi, 1994, 15th Annual Art Exhibition, Columbia, Missouri, 1994, Alexaxandria Museum Art, 1993, Premier National Annual Exhibition World Trade Center, New Orleans, 1991, Louisiana Arts and Sciences Center, New Orleans Contemporary Art Center, 66th Annual Cooperstown (New York ) Arc Association. Work featured in Beginning Sculpture, 2004, The Sculptural Reference, 2004.

      Permanent collections include New Orleans Museum Art, Alexandria Museum. Presenter National Sculpture Conference Works by Women, Cincinnati.


Member art committee R.S. Barnwell Garden and Art Center, 1975-1976, chair art committee, 1976-1977. Member Artists Alliance, Phi Beta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, poetry.


1 child, Bobby Frances.

Frank Peter Savoy

Bobby Adrienne (Rawls) Savoy

Bobby Frances Savoy