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Faith E. Posey, American artist. Certified art teacher Illinois, journeyman glazier Glazier's Union. Recipient Joror's award, 59th Rockford and Vicinity Show, 1983, Honorary Mention, Artscape '96, Chicago, 2002. Women's rights advocate in construction trades, Chicago, since 1985; community advisory Oakwood Boulevard Improvement Association, 1989—2002; Member of Glaziers Union, Museum Women in Arts (charter member), Chicago Artists Coalition.

Background

Posey, Faith E. was born on April 6, 1944 in Deercreek, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Clark B. Posey and Iva L. Bitner-Posey-Huffman.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, School Art Institute, Chicago, 1967.

Career

Art instructor Chicago Park District, 1968—1972. Art teacher Sears School, Kenilworth, 1973—1974, Green Briar School, Northbrook, 1974—1976. Art glazier apprentice Drehobl Brothers Art Glass, Chicago, 1980—1984.

Owner Glassart Studio, Sonoita, since 1984. Construction glazier various contractors, Chicago, since 1985. Aesthetic consultant, Chicago, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Certified art teacher Illinois, journeyman glazier Glazier's Union.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Stained glass, Byer Museum Arts, 1983, Casa Mexicana, Chiapas, Mexico, 1993, series of 56 paintings, Mujeres Trabajando, 1991, commissioned, bird sculpture, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, 2004.

Membership

Women's rights advocate in construction trades, Chicago, since 1985. Community advisory Oakwood Boulevard Improvement Association, 1989—2002. Member of Glaziers Union, Museum Women in Arts (charter member), Chicago Artists Coalition.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Restoring houses, landscaping, walking.

Connections

Married Kenneth S. Vitale, September 19, 1969 (divorced July 26, 1981).

father:
Clark B. Posey

mother:
Iva L. Bitner-Posey-Huffman

spouse:
Kenneth S. Vitale