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artist , calligrapher , educator

Elizabeth Helene Lucas, American artist, calligrapher, educator. Certified general secondary teacher California. Named Science Teacher of Year, Southern California Edison Company, 1963; recipient award, California State Lawyers' Wives, 1984.

Background

Lucas, Elizabeth Helene was born on August 21, 1936 in Pasadena, California, United States. Daughter of Edward A. and Anona Marie (Snyder) Buse.

Education

Associate of Arts, Long BeachCity College, 1956. Bachelor, Whittier College, 1958, Master of Arts, 1984. Certified general secondary teacher, California Chairman department science Bolsa Grande High School, GardenGrove, California, 1960-1965.

Independent teacher calligraphy Long Beach, California, 1976-1990. Instructor School for Adults, Long Beach, 1978-1980. Associate professor calligraphy California State University-Long Beach, 1979-1990, coordinator certified in calligraphy program, 1982-1990.

Instructor calligraphy and bookbinding University of California-Riverside, 1982-1985. Instructor calligraphy Whittier College, California, 1984-1985. Designer books Great Quotations, Inc.

Free-lance calligrapher and graphic designer, since 1976. Designer, public line of calligraphy greeting cards, since 1978, owner Elizabeth Lucas Designs.

Career

Chairman department science Bolsa Grande High School, Garden Grove, California, 1960—1965. Teacher calligraphy Long Beach, 1976—1990. Instructor School Adults, 1978—1980.

Associate professor calligraphy California State University, 1979—1990, coordinator certified calligraphy program, 1982—1990. Instructor calligraphy and bookbinding University California, Riverside, 1982—1985. Instructor calligraphy Whittier College, 1984—1985.

Designer books Great Quotations, Inc. Free-lance calligrapher and graphic designer, since 1976. Designer & public line calligraphy greeting cards, since 1978.

Owner Elizabeth Lucas Designs.

Achievements

  • Certified general secondary teacher California.

Membership

Active member & past member board directors Long Beach Law Auxiliary, since 1960, Junior League, Long Beach, since 1968. President Lowell School Parent-Teachers Association, 1972. President & board directors American Heart Association, since 1991.

Member of Rotary Club (Long Beach), Fine Art Affiliates California State University (Long Beach), Public Corporation Arts, Long Beach Art Association, Long Beach Museum Art Foundation (co-chairperson director's circuit 1985), Professional Writers League, Society Scribes, Friends Calligraphy, Society Scribes and Illuminators, Society Calligraphy (past presL.A. chapter 1982-1983), California State Parent-Teachers Association (honorary. Life member since 1973), Assistance League (Long Beach), Professional Auxiliary, Cameo, Soroptimists (committee chairperson local club 1981-1986).

Connections

Married Justice Campbell M. Lucas, December 17, 1960. Children: Scott, Stephen, Lisanne.

father:
Edward A. Buse

mother:
Anona Marie (Snyder) Buse

spouse:
Justice Campbell M. Lucas

children:
Lisanne Lucas

Scott Lucas

Stephen Lucas