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artist , art educator

Gary John Martin, American art educator, artist. Community volunteer Crete Sertoma, 1997-1998. Sergeant United States Army, 1967-1970. Member Museum of Nebraska Art, College Art Association, International Sculpture Center, National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts.

Background

Martin, Gary John was born on July 27, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John David and Eileen (Toomey) Martin.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Illinois State University, 1974. Master of Arts, Northern Illinois University, 1980. Master of Fine Arts, Northern Illinois University, 1981.

Career

Art teacher grade 7-8 Waukegan (Illinois) Public Schools, 1975-1979, 83-84, art teacher grade 1-6, 1981-1982, art teacher grade 9-12, 1982-1983. Professor art Doane College, Crete, Nebraska, since 1984. Project director Doane College, since 1992, artist-in-residence program, 1987, 89, 93, 95.

Membership

Community volunteer Crete Sertoma, 1997-1998. Sergeant United States Army, 1967-1970. Member Museum of Nebraska Art, College Art Association, International Sculpture Center, National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, home improvements, hunting, old cars.

Connections

Married Kathleen B. O'Keefe, May 5, 22, 1987.

father:
John David Martin

mother:
Eileen (Toomey) Martin

spouse:
Kathleen B. O'Keefe