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artist , art educator

Ellen Jo Garvens, American artist, educator. Recipient Wisconsin Women in Arts award Madison, 1978, Fullbright Hays scholarship International Communications Agency, Washington, 1979-1980; grantee, National Education Association, Washington, 1986, HC Powers grant, Oberlin College, 1991, Royalty Research Fund grant, University Washington, 1996, Artist Trust Washington State fellowship, since 2000.

Background

Garvens, Ellen Jo was born on August 15, 1955 in Omro, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Leonard Kenneth and Eugenia Mary (Wetter) Garvens.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Art, University Wisconsin, 1979. Master of Arts, University New Mexico, 1982. Master of Fine Arts, University New Mexico, 1987.

Career

Assistant professor of art Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1990-1994. Associate professor art University Washington, Seattle, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Artist: one person shows include: Humboldt State, 2000, Jayne H. Baum Gallery, New York City, 1986, 89, 93, Wooster (Ohio) Museum of Art, University Rhode Island, Kingston.

Connections

Married James Patrick Phalen, October 18, 1988. Children: Cole Garvens Phalen, Mason Garvens Phalen.

father:
Leonard Kenneth Garvens

mother:
Eugenia Mary (Wetter) Garvens

spouse:
James Patrick Phalen

children:
Mason Garvens Phalen Garvens

Cole Garvens Phalen Garvens