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Dickey Edward Tarkington Edit Profile

artist , educator

Dickey Edward Tarkington, American artist, educator. With United States Air Force, 1955-1958. Member East Valley Art Association (show chairman since 1992), Mid Valley Art Association, California Carving Guild.

Background

Tarkington, Dickey Edward was born on November 16, 1937 in Russellville, Arkansas, United States. Son of William Edward and Dessie Odell (Hallmark) Tarkington.

Education

Student, East Los Angeles College, 1964. Student, Cerritos College, 1978. Student, Rio Hondo College, 1983.

Student, Citrus College, since 1984.

Career

Printer Omaha National Bank, 1958-1959. Press operator Western Electric, Omaha, 1959-1960. Systems analyst Business Systems Inc., Los Angeles, 1960-1964.

Commercial artist Compton (California) Press, 1964-1965. General clerk P and A Carloading Company, Los Angeles, 1965-1969. Freight operations supervisor P.I.E. Trucking Company, 1969-1974.

Owner, operator Tarkington/Harman, Bassett, California, 1974-1979, Tarkington Ltd., Rosemead, 1978-1984. Freelance woodcarver, since 1981. Teacher Tri-Communities Adult Education, West Covina, California, since 1989, Claremont (California) Adult Education.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Fiesta de Artes, 1980 (Best of Show award), California Ceramics and Craft Association, 1983 (Best of Show award, 1st place award, Special Merit award, Best of Class award), Great American Irish Fair, 1990 (2nd place overall award).

Membership

With United States Air Force, 1955-1958. Member East Valley Art Association (show chairman since 1992), Mid Valley Art Association, California Carving Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Outdoor painting, sailing, hang gliding, motorcycling, bicycling.

Connections

Married Patricia Ann Lincoln, May 2, 1960 (divorced). Children: D. Edward, Kimberly Dawn.

father:
William Edward Tarkington

mother:
Dessie Odell (Hallmark) Tarkington

spouse:
Patricia Ann Lincoln

children:
D. Edward Tarkington

Kimberly Dawn Tarkington