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Gloria Jean Ross, American artist. Certified teacher. Recipient Fellowship award Mid-American Arts Alliance, Kansas, Michigan, 1992. Founder, board member Dallas (Texas) Women's Caucus for Art, 1983-1990, first president, 1983. Member Southern Graphics Association.

Background

Ross, Gloria Jean was born on June 24, 1943 in Terrell, Texas, United States. Daughter of John Frederick and Shirley Joe (West) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Texas Woman's University, 1965. Master of Science, University North Texas, 1981. Master of Fine Arts, University North Texas, 1983.

Career

Art teacher, West Springfield H.S., Fairfax, Virginia, 1967-1970;art teacher, Tucker (Georgia) H.S., 1970-1972;art teacher, Westminster School, Atlanta, 1972-1973;art/adult education teacher, San Jose (California) School Sys., 1973-1974;art/adult education teacher, Virginia Beach (Virginia) Schools, 1975;adult education director, Denton (Texas) Public Schools, 1983-1985;program director, Children's Arts and Ideas Foundation, Dallas, 1985-1988;continuing education coordinator, Texas Woman's U., Denton, 1988-1990;freelance artist, Plano, Texas, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One person shows include University North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, 1983, Irving Cultural Center, Texas, 1986, Trammel Crow Center Gallery, Dallas, 1988, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, 1990, Eleven East Ashland, Phoenix, 1991, Wichita Falls (Texas) Art Association Gallery, 1992, Del Rio (Texas) Arts Center, 1992. Exhibited in group shows Irving (Texas) Arts Center, 1985, Cedar Valley Community College, Cedar Hill, Texas, 1990, Paige-Hansen Art Gallery, Dallas, 1994, Arlington (Texas) Museum Art, 1995, Plano (Texas) Cultural Arts Center, 1995, 96, Eastfield Community College, Mesquite, Texas, 1995. Represented in collections Hyatt Hotel, Cancun, Mexico, Renaissance Hotel, Washington, Harris Hospital, Fort Worth, Business Interiors, Irving, Examination Management Services, Incorporated, Dallas, Oracle Corporation, Houston, Pitts Energy, Houston, The Museum of Photography, Riverside, California, Pizza Inn Japan, Texins Credit Union, Richardson, Texas, Capstead Mortgage, Fort Worth, Northern Telecom, Newark, Equitable Insurance, Dallas, Georgia Street Hotel, Indianapolis, Federal Depository Regional Office, Dallas, Harris Hospital, Fort Worth, Butler and Binion, Dallas, MEPC, Dallas, Trinity Medical Center, Fort Worth Gehad Investments, Dallas, National Athletic Association, Dallas, North Carolina National Bank, Dallas, others.

Membership

Founder, board member Dallas (Texas) Women's Caucus for Art, 1983-1990, first president, 1983. Member Southern Graphics Association.

Connections

Married Winston Byrd Ross, August 24, 1963. 1 child, John Winston.

father:
John Frederick Williams

mother:
Shirley Joe (West) Williams

spouse:
Winston Byrd Ross

child:
John Winston Ross