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artist , Private school educator , writer

George Cropper Wolfe was American private school educator, artist, writer. Certified teacher art, social studies Louisiana. Member of Louisiana Art Education Association (president 1978-1979, coordinator conference 2005), National Art Education Association (Louisiana Art Educator of the Year 1990, Retired Art Educator of the Year 2000-2001, Victor Lowenfeld award 2002), Phi Delta Kappa (vice president, Research award 1996), Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

Wolfe, George Cropper was born on September 6, 1933 in New Orleans. Son of Howard Edward and Amaryllis (Brannen) Wolfe.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Louisiana State University, 1956. Master of Education, University New Orleans, 1972. Master of Science in Urban Planning, University New Orleans, 1975.

Postgraduate, Texas Tech University, Junction, 1993. Master of Arts in Art, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 2007.

Career

Elementary teacher Live Oak Manor School, Waggaman, Louisiana, 1962-1965. Teacher art Isidore Newman School, New Orleans, 1965-1996. Adjunct professor art Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, 1997-1999.

Co-owner design studio Wolf Patrol Productions. With United States Coast Guard, 1956-1958.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher art, social studies, Louisiana.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) 3D-Wizardry: Design in Papier Mache Plaster and Foam, 1995, (video) Sculpture in Motion, 2000 (Silver Telly award, 2001), 3-D Wizardry (Telly award, 1996), Papier Maché Plaster and Foam. One-man shows include Hanchey Gallery, Northwestern University, 1999, Dragons of the Mind, Northwestern State University, 2006, 50 Year Retrospective Art Show, Hanchey Gallery, 2006, exhibited in group shows at New Alexandria (Louisiana) Museum Art, commission sculpture, Echo Totem, Alexandria Museum Art, 1998, Alex the Red, 1998, Hands Supporting Hands, Wesley Foundation, 1999, commission life size puppets, Two by Two, Northwestern State University Summer Theatre, 1999, commission sculpture, Rhino, Northwestern State University, 2004. Contributor articles to professional journals.

      Author: Don Quixote of Los Angeles Mancha Sculpture Home of Doctor & Mistress David Holcombe, Alexandria, 2008.

Membership

Member of Louisiana Art Education Association (president 1978-1979, coordinator conference 2005), National Art Education Association (Louisiana Art Educator of the Year 1990, Retired Art Educator of the Year 2000-2001, Victor Lowenfeld award 2002), Phi Delta Kappa (vice president, Research award 1996), Kappa Delta Pi.

Connections

Married Catherine Vasterling, June 2, 1955. Children: David, Michael, Philip.

father:
Howard Edward Wolfe

mother:
Amaryllis (Brannen) Wolfe

spouse:
Catherine Vasterling

children:
David Wolfe

Michael Wolfe

Philip Wolfe