Log In

Gerald Paul Scheib Edit Profile

jeweler , metalsmith , Fine art educator

Gerald Paul Scheib, American art educator. Certified life teaching credential in fine arts, secondary and college teacher, California. Recipient of tribute City of Los Angeles, 1983, Citizen of Month award, Los Angeles County, l983, Cold War Certified of Recognition, Secretary of Defense, 2000.


Scheib, Gerald Paul was born on December 26, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Harry William and Olive Bauer (Cartwright) Scheib.


Associate of Arts, East Los Angeles Junior College, 1959. Bachelor, California State University, Los Angeles, 1962. Master of Fine Arts, California State University, Los Angeles, 1968.


Secondary teacher art Los Angeles Unified School District, 1963-1977. Professor fine art Los Angeles Community College District, 1977-2001. Retired, 2001; president faculty senate Los Angeles Mission College, San Fernando, California, 1983-1984.

Bargaining unit representative, AFT College Guild Local 1521. Elected Arts and Letters chair Los Angeles Mission College, 1993, part time instr, Art california State University, 2007. Owner, manager Artificers Bench, Sylmar, California, since 1976.

Consultant to Edward H. Bohlin Company Custom Silver Works, 1998. Advisory student teaching art charter college education California State University, Los Angeles, 2007.


  • Certified life teaching credential in fine arts, secondary and college teacher, California.


Member policy board The California Arts Project, 1995-1997. Chair Los Angeles County Art Education Council, 1997-1998. Plank owner United States Naval Memorial, Washington.

Trustee Los Angeles Artcore, 2001, Los Angeles Judge for Coca Cola's Annual Art of Harmony Student Art Scholarship Compeition. With United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1997, retired. Member California Art Education Association (membership chairman 1985-1987, president-elect 1989-1991, president 1991-1993, California's Outstanding Art Educator in Higher Education 1994-1995), San Fernando Active 20-30 Club (president 1981-1982), National Association Scholars, Sons of Union Vets of Civil War, United States Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association, Los Angeles Artcore (board directors since 2001).


  • Other Interests

    Collecting antiques, Civil War reenacting, creating custom jewelry.


Married Elizabeth Ann Galligan, December 27, l965 (divorced l978). Children: Gregory Paul, Geoffrey Paul. Married Dedra Lynn True, October l, l983.

L child, Adam True.

Harry William Scheib

Olive Bauer (Cartwright) Scheib

Elizabeth Ann Galligan

Dedra Lynn True

Gregory Paul Scheib

Geoffrey Paul Scheib