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artist , educator

Gail Sloop, American artist, educator. Teaching certified Oklahoma. Grantee, Oklahoma Foundation Humanities, 1990, Oklahoma City Public School Foundation, 2005; scholar, Penland School Crafts, 1990, Oklahoma Arts Institute, 2004, 2005, 2006.

Background

Sloop, Gail Daughter of Gene Sloop and Dorothy Ann West-Sloop.

Education

Master of Fine Arts, University Houston, 1996.

Career

Art teacher Crooked Oak, Oklahoma City, 1977—1981. Artist-in-residence, 1982—1996. Artist, jeweler University Central Oklahoma, Edmond, 1989—2004.

Studio assistant Phelps Studio, Oklahoma City, 1999—2000. Visual art teacher Sequoyah Elementary Oklahoma City Public Schools, since 2004. Fine art jewelry designer Sloop Design, Oklahoma City, since 1981.

Sergeant United States Army, 1987-1995.

Achievements

  • Teaching certified Oklahoma.

Membership

Member steering committee Non-Violent Communication, Oklahoma City, 2006. Member Sierra Club, Respect Diversity Foundation, Oklahoma. Volunteer HeartLine Oklahoma.

Chairperson: 12x12, open studio tour, artists survival kit Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Oklahoma City, 1991—1999. Chairperson Wake Up Little Suzy - planned parenthood Individual Artist Oklahoma, 1979—1992. Member MoveOn.org; founding member Oklahoma Metalsmith Guild.

Member of Society North America Goldsmiths (associate), National Art Education Association (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, cooking, hiking, jewelry making, camping.

Connections

father:
Gene Sloop

mother:
Dorothy Ann West-Sloop