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Art teacher

Dorothy R. Zopf was American art teacher. Recipient 1st prize/fiber Art Zone, Denver, 1988, purchase award/quilts, Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, 1987, 1st runner-up Folk Art Museum, New York City, 1986. Member American Quilters' Society, Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos Art Association, Kit Carson History Museum, American Quilt Study Group, Harwood Museum Alliance.

Background

Zopf, Dorothy R. was born on July 25, 1928 in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Mansell Sylvester and Dorothy (Blanding) Richards.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Skidmore College, 1950;postgraduate in art history, University of Illinois, 1959-1961.

Career

Teacher, Ohio Public Schools, Yellow Springs, 1951-1980;teacher, Mount Wheeler Academy, Taos, New Mexico, 1982-1983;founding member, Taso Artisans Gallery Co-op, Taos, 1982-1986;teacher, Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, 1988;teacher, Taos Art School, since 1997. Demonstrator Martinez Hacienda, Taos, since 1989, Northern New Mexico Wool Festival, Taos, 1989-1992. Docent director Stables Art Center, Taos, 1984-1987.

Guest curator Gallery Elena, Taos, 1991.

Achievements

  • Avocation: researching the Anglo/Hispanic quiltmaking traditions in New Mexico.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Patchworks: Computer Aided Quilts, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Quilters' Society, Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos Art Association, Kit Carson History Museum, American Quilt Study Group, Harwood Museum Alliance.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: researching the Anglo/Hispanic quiltmaking traditions in New Mexico.

Connections

Married George Walter Zopf, May 5, 1949. Children: Richard, Amy, Sarah, Emily.

father:
Mansell Sylvester Richards

mother:
Dorothy (Blanding) Richards

spouse:
George Walter Zopf

children:
Richard Zopf

Amy Zopf

Sarah Zopf

Emily Zopf