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Ellen Major Shapley Comerford Edit Profile

artist , critic

Ellen Major Shapley Comerford, American Artist, critic. Board of directors Friends of Niagara U. Theatre, since 1988. Member Niagara Council of Arts, Member's Gallery of Albright-Knox Art Gallery, College Club Niagara Falls.

Background

Comerford, Ellen Major Shapley was born on June 6, 1938 in Buffalo. Daughter of John Martin and Florence Anna (Bolton) Shapley.

Education

Bachelor in English, University Buffalo, 1960. Master of Arts in Art/Art History, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1987.

Career

Freelance arts critic, Niagara Gazette, Niagara Falls, New York, since 1986; Adjunct Professor, U. Niagara Falls, since 1986; artist-in-residence DeVeaux campus, U. Niagara Falls, since 1992.

Membership

Board of directors Friends of Niagara U. Theatre, since 1988. Member Niagara Council of Arts, Member's Gallery of Albright-Knox Art Gallery, College Club Niagara Falls.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, knitting, swimming.

Connections

Married Thomas Edison Comerford, July 1, 1961. Children: Mary M., Thomas E. III, John Patrick, Matthew M.

father:
John Martin Shapley

mother:
Florence Anna (Bolton) Shapley

spouse:
Thomas Edison Comerford

children:
Mary M. Comerford

Matthew M. Comerford

John Patrick Comerford

Thomas E. III Comerford