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Eleanor Merritt Darlington, American artist. Named one of Best Show Long Island Art Teachers Association, Town Hall, Hempstead, 1980; recipient First Prize Graphics, Tanglewood Preserve Outdoor Show, Lakeview, New York, 1974. Member of Manatee Art League, Sarasota Art Association.

Background

Darlington, Eleanor Merritt was born on August 17, 1933 in New York City. Daughter of Wilbert Alexander and Lynet (Hyman) Lipsett.

Education

Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1955. Master of Arts, Brooklyn College, 1958.

Career

Art teacher Junior High School, New York City, 1955—1958, Westbury Junior High School, 1960—1970. Chairman art department district-wide Westbury School District, 1970—1982. Member Superintendents Conference Planning Committee Arts and Humanities, Westbury, 1975.

Member advisory board Faculty Art Workshop Gallery, Roosevelt, New York, 1972—1976. Vice-president board directors Greater Westbury Arts Council, New York, 1969—1972. Treasurer Friends Emily Lane Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, 1975.

President Long Island Black Artists Association, Hempstead, 1974—1978.

Membership

Member of Manatee Art League, Sarasota Art Association.

Connections

Married Lorenzo Merritt, June 26, 1954 (divorced April 1974). Married W. H. Chris Darlington, July 26, 1980.

father:
Wilbert Alexander Lipsett

mother:
Lynet (Hyman) Lipsett

spouses:
Lorenzo Merritt

W. H. Chris Darlington