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artist , educator , consultant , Museum administrator

Gaines Clore Wynn, artist, educator, museum administrator, consultant. Certified in secondary education, Maryland, District of Columbia.


Wynn, Gaines Clore was born on January 13, 1946 in Lamesa, Texas, United States. Daughter of Hugh Ebert and Ruth Lee (Hodges) Gaines.


Bachelor in Fine Arts, Texas Tech University, 1968. Master of Fine Arts, Arizona State University, 1971. Postgraduate, Arizona State University, 1972.


Created art department for Urban League School Washington Urban League, 1973-1975. Chair department art Calvert High School, Prince Frederick, Maryland, 1975-1980. Owner, gallery director Ocean Hand Art Gallery, Ocean City, 1980-1982.

Freelance graphic designer Laurel, 1982-1985. High school programs coordinator National Museum Women in the Arts, Washington, 1986-1990, museum programs consultant, since 1990. Chair department fine arts Forestville (Maryland) High School, since 1990, Flowers High School, since 2000, coodinating chair fine arts department, since 2006.

Curator Expanding Visions Exhibition World Cube Association honorees at National Museum Women in the Arts, 1991, Corinne Mitchell: A Glimpse of Joy Exhibition at National Museum Women in the Arts, 1992, Pulse Point exhibition Harvard College, 1996. Curator, writer exhibition catalog Violence Against Women: Breaking the Silence, at Greenbelt Arts Center, 2002. Owner Gaines Clore Wynn Studio and Gallery, since 2001.

Artist, art consultant. Consultant to national advisory board National Museum Women in the Arts. Art consultant 21st Century Learning Centers, Suitland, Maryland.

Curator Seven Artists St. Marrten, Norm Parish Gallery.


  • Certified in secondary education, Maryland, District of Columbia.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Gumba Ya Ya-- Anthology of African American Women Artists, 1994 (exhibition catalog), Corinne Mitchel: A Glimpse of Joy, 1992: exhibited paintings in shows at West Beth Gallery, New York City, 1990, 92, Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1990, Appleton (Wisconsin) Gallery of Art, 1991, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, 1991, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington, 1992, Bowie (Maryland) State University, 1993, Soho 20 Gallery, 1996, 97. Solo painting exhibitions Prince George's Arts Council, 2006 (Grant). Creator, producer Role Model Series National Museum Women in the Arts, 1988.


Founder Art Honor Society (now National Art Honor Society), 1975. Board directors Art for the People, since 2003. Appointed member Maryland State Arts Council, 2002—2006, grants committee, 2003.

Honorary board directors N. Street Village Sheltor for Women, Washington, 2006. Gala chair Annual Fundraiser N. Street Village Four Seasons Georgetown, 2006. Member extended day program for fine arts in public schools, since 2006.

Member of Daughters of the American Revolution, National Art Education Association (Presidential award 1995), Democratic Spouse Organization, Congressional Black Caucus Spouse Organization (elected secretary executive committee since 2006), Women's Caucus for Art (membership chair since 1990, national board directors).


  • Other Interests



Married Albert Russell Wynn, May 2001. 1 child from previous marriage Meredith Gaines Clore.

Hugh Ebert Gaines

Ruth Lee (Hodges) Gaines

Albert Russell Wynn