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Dee Ivona Wolff, American Artist. Interdisciplinary Arts grantee National Endowment Arts, 1988, Visual ArtsFellowship grantee, 1989; New York State Council on Arts grantee, 1989; recipient Spirit of America Woman award Houston Performing Arts Society and J.C. Penney, 1989. Board of directors Diverseworks Artspace, Houston, 1989-1991, member artists advisory board, 1990-1991.


Wolff, Dee Ivona was born on June 25, 1948 in Springfield, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Herbert Edmond and Ivona Francis (Steffl) Ricke.


Bachelor, U. Houston, 1971; certified of art, Glassell School, Museum Fine Arts, Houston, 1976; student, C.G. Jung Center, Houston, 1973-1985; student, Oomoto School Traditional Art, Japan, 1984.


Fellow, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, N.H., 1987.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Galveston (Texas) Art Center, 1977, 1990, 2000, Covo de Iongh Gallery, Houston, 1977, Watson de Nagy Gallery, 1978, Watson Gallery, 1981, 1985, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University Gallery, College Station, 1986, Marvin Seline Gallery, Austin, Texas, 1986, 1988, Stephen F. Austin University Gallery, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1987, Diverseworks Artspace, Houston, 1989, 1990, Museum Southeast Texas, Beaumont, 1990, C.G. Jung Center, Houston, 1990, 2001, 2002, D'Art, Dallas, 1990, Moody Gallery, Houston, 2001, Texas Technology University Gallery, Lubbock, 2004, Ellen Noel Museum, 2005, exhibited in group shows at Art League Houston, 1976, Midtown Arts Center, Houston, 1985, Museum Fine Arts, 1985, 1996, Galveston Art Center, 1986, 1992, 1993, 1996, Judy Youens Gallery, Houston, 1987, 1991, Aspen (Colorado) Art Museum, 1987, Minneapolis College Art & Design, 1988, National Museum Women in the Arts, Washington, 1988, Museum Southeast Texas, Beaumont, 1989, 1996, 2002, Longview (Texas) Museum and Art Center, 1989, Lynn Goode Gallery, Houston, 1990, 1991, 1996, Art Museum South Texas, Corpus Christi, 1991, 1996, Fine Arts Center, Lubbock, 1991, 1996, Dallas Museum Fine Arts, 1991, Texas Fine Arts Association, 1991, Karen Lanning Gallery, Houston, 1992, Women & Their Work Gallery, Austin, 1992, 1996, Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, 1993, 1994, University Texas Medical School, 1993, Diverseworks Artspace, Houston, 1993, C.G. Jung Center, 1995, Houston Lawndale Art Center, 1996, Yekaterinburg, St. Petersburg, Russia, Tomsk, Rostovondon, Nizhnily-Novgorod, Russia, 1996, Slover McCutcheon Gallery, Houston, Concordia University, Austin, 1997, National Art League, Douglaston, New York, 1997, Dallas Visual Art Center, 1997, Adler Gallery, Eugene, Oregon, Fine Arts Center, Lubbock, Texas, 1998, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, Texas, 1999, University Concordia, Austin, 1999, South Texas Institute Arts, Corpus Christi, 1999, University Mobile, Alabama, 1999, Dallas Visual Art Center, 1999, Art Center, Waco, Texas, 1999, Fine Arts Center, Lubbock, Texas, 1999, Alexandria (Louisiana) Museum Art, 1999, Period Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska, 2000, University Texas Gallery, Tyler, 2000, University Gallery, University Colorado, Boulder, 2000, Artscan Gallery, Houston, 2000, dberman gallery, Austin, Texas, 2000, Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock, Texas, 2000, 2001, 2002, Houston Art League, 2001, Dallas Visual Art Center, 2001, The Orange Show, Houston, 2001, Art Museum Waco, 2001, Houston Heights Association, 2001, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, 2001, Houston Baptist University, 2001, dberman gallery, Austin, 2001, 2002, Redbud Gallery, Houston, 2001, Monterrey (California) Museum Art, 2002, Women and Their Work, Austin, Texas, 2002, 2003, 2005, Artco Gallery, Leipzig, Germany, 2002, El Paso Museum Art, 2002, Dallas Center Contemporary Art, 2002, South Texas Institute Arts, Corpus Christi, 2002, Lowell Collins Gallery, Houston, 2002, 2005, Moody Gallery, 2002, Salinas ( Kansas) Museum, 2003, Marfa (Texas) National Bank, 2003, Museum Southeast Texas, Beaumont, 2004, Williams Tower, Houston, 2004, Griffith Gallery, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, Texas, 2004, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, Corpus Christi, 2004, MacKay Gallery, Houston, 2005, Glassell School At, 2006, Represented in permanent collections Aamoco Corporation, Denver, International Materials Management Engineers, Houston, Wilson Industries, Marriott Hotels, Jacksonville, Florida, Park Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina, Oomoto, Kameoka City, Kyoto, Japan, Enron Corporation, Houston, Art Museum South Texas, Corpus Christi, Museum Fine Arts, Houston, Corpus Christi Public Library., Gihon Foundation, Los Angeles, El Paso Museum Art, The Blanton Museum Art, Austin, Museum Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Museum Southeast Texas, Midland, Ellen Noel Museum, Odessa, Texas, Midland Museum Art, Texas, Texas State University, Houston, commissioned, St. Philip Presbyterian Church, Concordia University, Austin, Brown County Museum, New Ulm, Minnesota, Ellen Noel Museum, Odessa and Midland, Texas, Texas Southern University, Houston, 23 stained glass windows, St. Theresea of Lisieux, Sugarland, Texas, Corpus Christi Public Library., visual design stage sets, Kabbalah.


Board of directors Diverseworks Artspace, Houston, 1989-1991, member artists advisory board, 1990-1991.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, yoga, gardening, walking, cooking.


Married Leonard Joe Wolff, August 24, 1968.

Herbert Edmond Ricke

Ivona Francis (Steffl) Ricke

Leonard Joe Wolff