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Dolores Giustina Fruiht Edit Profile

artist , educator , poet

Dolores Giustina Fruiht, American artist, educator, poet. Decorated Bronze Star for Luzon Campaign United States Army. Diplomat City of Sonoma, Russia, 1988. 1st Lieutenant United States Army Nurse Corps, 1944-1946. Member National League of America Pen Women (Biennial Selection award, 1986, Excellence award, 1985).

Background

Fruiht, Dolores Giustina was born on March 9, 1923 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Erminio and Irene (Onorato) Giustina.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Registered Nurse, University Portland, 1944. Attended, University San Francisco, 1971.

Career

Nurse, Nurse Corps United States Army, 1944-1946. Intravenous nurse St. Vincent's Hospital, Portland, 1946. Staff nurse Doctor Shepard, Eugene, Oregon, 1947-1949.

Surgical nurse Sacred Heart Hospital, 1949-1952. Teacher Ursulina High School, Santa Rosa, California, 1976-1978. Artist Angela Center for Adult Education, 1978-1988.

Juror Bodega Bay Fisherman's Festival, California, 1992, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One woman shows include: "Expressions in Art", Abstract Photography, Paintings, and Images in Clay, Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, 1992, Pottery Exhibit, Angela Center, 1980, Sonoma, 1976. Exhibited in group shows at: Oregon State University, 1999, Cultural Arts Council Sonoma County, 1998, Sebastopol Library., 1992, Bodega Bay Allied Arts, 1991, 93-96, Nor California State Art Exhibit, National League of America Pen Women, Souverain Winery, 1985, "Tibetan Faces", Photography, California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, 1985, Photography Exhibit, Angela Center, 1982, "The Healing Celebration of Art", Photography, San Francisco Civic Auditorium, 1981, Photography Show, Angela Center, 1980, Pottery Exhibit, 1975.

      Contributor articles to numerous professional journals. Distinguished lecturer.

Membership

Diplomat City of Sonoma, Russia, 1988. 1st Lieutenant United States Army Nurse Corps, 1944-1946. Member National League of America Pen Women (Biennial Selection award, 1986, Excellence award, 1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, golf, reading.

Connections

Married Thos. Herman Fruiht, December 20, 1947 (divorced 1976). Children: Justina, Bryce, Bradford, Erica, Renee.

father:
Erminio Giustina

mother:
Irene (Onorato) Giustina

spouse:
Thos. Herman Fruiht

children:
Justina Fruiht

Bryce Fruiht

Bradford Fruiht

Erica Fruiht

Renee Fruiht