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art educator

Ella Monbeck, American art educator. Recipient Oswald Creativity grant, University Kentucky, 1986, Artistic award, Houston Art League, 1990, Rosewood Art Center, 1996.


Monbeck, Ella was born on September 8, 1953 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of William and Sarah Catherine (Wagner) Peel.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Houston, 1991. Postgraduate, Urbana University, 1999—2000.


Assistant teacher Head Start, Fairborn, Ohio, 1993—1994. Owner Moonstock, Dayton, 1995—1996.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at University Kentucky Center for Arts, 1987, Artigiani Galleries, Houston, 1990, Art League of Houston, 1990, 2 Houston Center, 1990, University Houston Art Annex, 1990, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, 1990, 1992, Lawndale Art and Performance Center, 1990, 1991, 1992, Art League of Houston, 1990, Museums of Abilene, Texas, 1991, Beaumont (Texas) Art League, 1991, Fountainhead Gallery, Houston, 1991, Front St. Gallery, Dayton, Ohio, 1992, River Oaks Pavillion, Houston, 1992.


Leader Boy Scouts American, Friendswood, Texas, 1979—1981. Coach Odysey of the Mind American, Lexington, 1984—1985. Leader Girl Scouts American, 1984—1985.

Mentor Lexington Kentucky Board Education, 1997—1998. Member of American Association of University Women, Children's Literature Association, Student Education Association, International Reading Association.


  • Other Interests

    Camping, hiking, quilting, gardening, travel.


Married Bradley Dennis Leasor, May 8, 1970 (divorced March 19, 1971). Married Stephan Phillip Monbeck, June 16, 1971. Children: Stephan William, Juliet Elizabeth, Cathryn Ella.

William Peel

Sarah Catherine (Wagner) Peel

Bradley Dennis Leasor

Stephan Phillip Monbeck

Stephan William Monbeck

Juliet Elizabeth Monbeck

Cathryn Ella Monbeck