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Ellen Wilkins Wolf, American art educator. Named Teacher of Year, Yuma Education Found.and Yuma Rotary Clubs, 1991-1992, Educator of Year, University Division, 1993.


Wolf, Ellen Wilkins was born on January 9, 1945 in Parsons, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Emmet H. and Daisy E. (Farran) Caress.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Pittsburg State University, 1967. Master of Arts in Art Education, Northern Arizona University, 1985. Master of Arts in Studio Art, Northern Arizona University, 1986.


Art therapist, Parsons (Kansas) Eastern State Hospital & Training Center, 1967-1968;art instructor, Parsons High School, 1968-1984;associate professor, Northern Arizona U., Yuma, 1988-1996;represented by, Elaine Horwitch Gallery, Sedona, Arizona, 1985-1991;represented by, Edith Lambert Gallery, Santa Fe, 1986-1990;represented by, Old Town Gallery, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1986-1995;represented by, Yuma Fine Arts Center Gallery, 1988-1990;represented by, Galleria Mixta, Yuma, 1989-1990;represented by, Hillside Gallery, Sedona, 1991-1993;represented by, Prickley Pear Gallery, Yuma, 1994-1996.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Yuma (Arizona) Fine Arts Center, 1995, Hendershot Gallery Labette Community College, 2004. Featured artist Parsons Art Fair, 1997. Exhibition include Galeria Mesa (Arizona) Art Gallery, 1985, NAU Art Gallery, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1986, 92, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1986, Yuma Fine Arts Association, 1986, 89-90, Prescott (Arizona) Fine Arts Center, 1986, Old Town Gallery, Flagstaff, 1987, 99, 89, International Gallery, San Diego, 1987-1988, Elaine Horwitch Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1987, Electronic Gallery, Baltimore, 1994, Houston, 1995, others.


Member steering committee Yuma Strategic Planning Project, 1993-1996. Board director Yuma Fine Arts Association, 1994-1996. Member National Art Education Association, Arizona Art Education Association (Southwest regional coordinator for Yuma and La Paz Counties), Cultural Council Yuma (board director 1989-1992), Kansas/Missouri Committee for National Museum of Women in the Arts (board directors since 2003).


1 child, Jason C.

Emmet H. Caress

Daisy E. (Farran) Caress

Jason C. Wolf