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Dorothy Benita Spangler, American artist. Recipient 1st place Santa Clara Valley History Landmarks, 1963, 2nd place oil award Cupertino Fine Arts Exhibit, 1964, Best of Show award West Valley History Society Art Show, 1967, 1st annual prize Provincetown Art Association, 1983; guest of honorary Academy Jacques Boitiat, Barbizon, France, 1992.


Spangler, Dorothy Benita was born on March 9, 1928 in St. Louis. Daughter of Fred and Della (Baker) Reynolds.


Student, College San Mateo, 1948. Student, Henery Henche School Art, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 1968.


Private practice window decorator, Mount View and Los Altos, California.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Winblad Gallery, San Francisco, 1965-1968, Southern Pacific Gold Spike Centennial, San Francisco and Japan, 1967, Provence Town Charles Hawthorne Museum, 1968, Gallery DeTours, San Francisco and Carmel, California, 1968-1986, Lawrence Ross Gallery, Beverly Hills and Palm Dessert, California, 1986-1989, Gage Galleries, Newport Beach and Irvine, California, 1989-1991, Union Square Galleries, San Francisco, 1991-2000, Christopher Clark Galleries, San Francisco, 2001, Windsor Fine Art, New Orleans, 2002, Hospic Mask Project, 2002. Represented in permanent collections Montery Institute International Studies, San Francisco History Society.


Board member, historian Los Altos Art Club. Member Musée de la Grenovillere-Croissy sur Seine, National Museum Women in the Arts.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, family, reading, gardening, crafts.


Married Charles B. Spangler, February 26, 1926. Children: Charles Junior, Cathy D.

Fred Reynolds

Della (Baker) Reynolds

Charles B. Spangler

Charles Junior Spangler

Cathy D. Spangler