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Dee Edwin Schaad, American Art educator. Recipient John Gormley award of excellence Clayfest VIII Herron Gallery Indianapolis Center for Contemporary Art, 1992. Member National Council Education for Ceramic Arts, Midwest College Art Association, Indiana Artist Craftsmen (board directors since 1989), Potters Guild Indiana (vice president 1979, president 1980, 92-93), Coalition Indianapolis Artists.


Schaad, Dee Edwin was born on September 6, 1943 in Hastings, Nebraska, United States. Son of Edwin August and Virginia Ellen (Holly) Schaad.


Bachelor Arts Education, University Nebraska, Kearney, 1966. Master of Science in Education, University Nebraska, Kearney, 1971. Master of Fine Arts, University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1973.


Teacher art Northwest High School, Grand Island, Nebraska, 1966-1967, Robin Mickle Junior High School, Lincoln, 1967-1971. Graduate assistant University Nebraska, 1971-1973. Teacher art Lincoln East High School, 1973-1975.

Teacher ceramics Southeast Nebraska Community College, Lincoln, 1973-1975. Professor art University Indianapolis, since 1975, chairman department art and design, since 1994. Consultant Indiana History Bureau, 1989.

Board director Central Indiana Scholastic Art Awards.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Walker Art Center Gallery, 1994. Group exhibitions include Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum, Washington, 1986-1987, University Art Galleries, Memphis State University, 1987, Millersville (Pennsylvania) University, 1989, University Museum, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1990, San Angelo Museum Fine Art, 1990. 33d Annual Mid-State Craft Exhibition, 1993, Concordia College, 1994, Grossmont College, 1995, Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio, 1996, McMurray University, Abilene, Texas, 1996, University Evansville, Indiana, 1997, Ronald Barr Gallery, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, 1998, Louisville Virual Arts Association, 1999, Baldheaded Potters of America, Denver, 2000, Arthur Butcher Gallery, Concord College, Athens, West Virginia, 2000, Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, 2004, Indiana U.-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 2004, Richmond (Indiana) Museum Art, 2004, National Invitational, Indianapolis, 2004, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio, 2004, Armory Art Center, Palm Beach, Florida, 2005, Texas Technology University, Lubbock, 2005, Thaddeus Gallery, Laporte, Indiana, 2005, Francis, Marion University, Florence, South Carolina, 2006, Leageads of Myth History and Current Events Center for Contemporary Ceramics, 2009, Collections Museum Nebraska Art, Kearmey, Nebraska, University Evansville, Indiana, Sheldon Swope Museum Art, Terre Haute, Indiana and other public and private collections, Walls Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 2010.


Member National Council Education Ceramic Arts (board director), Midwest College Art Association, Indiana Artist Craftsmen (honorary life. Board director since 1989), Potters Guild Indiana (vice president 1979, president 1980, 92-93), Coalition Indianapolis Artists.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, spectator sports.


Married Kathryn Jeanne Albro, June 21, 1967. Children: Amy L., Marcus A.

Edwin August Schaad

Virginia Ellen (Holly) Schaad

Kathryn Jeanne Albro

Amy L. Schaad

Marcus A. Schaad