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artist , Investor

Gay Schy, American Artist, investor. Volunteer Habitat for Humanities, Santa Cruz, since 1991, University of California Santa CruzeArboratum, since 1996.

Background

Schy, Gay was born on July 10, 1937 in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Ralph Morrel and Dorothy (Abrams) Griswold.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Chicago, 1959; Master of Social Work, University of Chicago, 1964; Master of Arts, San Jose State University, 1989; Master of Fine Arts, San Jose State University, 1990.

Career

Social worker, Santa Clara County, San Jose, California, 1970-1980; social worker, private practice, Los Gatos, California, 1980-1986; artist, Santa Cruz, California, since 1986; represented by, Fredrick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, California. Board directors San Jose State School Art and Design, 1988-1992. Advisor, board directors San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, since 1990.

Membership

Volunteer Habitat for Humanities, Santa Cruz, since 1991, University of California Santa CruzeArboratum, since 1996.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, bicycling, reading, travel, swimming.

Connections

Married John Craver (divorced 1974). 1 child, Linda Craver. Married Charles W. Torrey, July 22, 1979.

father:
Ralph Morrel Griswold

mother:
Dorothy (Abrams) Griswold

spouses:
Charles W. Torrey

John Craver

child:
Linda Craver Schy