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art critic

Dorothy Gray Shinn, American Art critic. Member League Women Voters (publicity chair 1992-1994, board directors, education committee 1993-1995).

Background

Shinn, Dorothy Gray was born on October 26, 1943 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of David Graham and Dorothy Elizabeth (Tillotson) Gray.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, U. North Carolina, 1970; Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Kent State University, 1986; Master of Arts in Art History, Kent State University, 1994.

Career

Fund raiser, public relations, American U. in Cairo, New York City, 1966-1968; reporter, editor, LaFollette (Tennessee) Press, 1970-1972; reporter, Palm Beach (Florida) Daily News, 1972-1974; copy editor, Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal, 1977-1978; art critic, Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal, since 1978.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author catalog essays. Curator art shows.

Membership

Member League Women Voters (publicity chair 1992-1994, board directors, education committee 1993-1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, biking, gardening.

Connections

Married William Herman Pell, May 25, 1962 (divorced 1966). Married Ronald Wyane Shinn, December 28, 1974. 1 child, Nancy Cannon.

father:
David Graham Gray

mother:
Dorothy Elizabeth (Tillotson) Gray

spouses:
William Herman Pell

Ronald Wyane Shinn

child:
Nancy Cannon Shinn