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artist , educator

Grace Elizabeth Bailey, Hungarian artist, educator. Recipient Excellence in Baroque Music award New Jersey State Council on Arts, 1980-1985, Union County Arts Council, 1980, Merck & Company, 1982, 84, Mobil Oil Corporation, 1981-1985, Morgan Guaranty Bank, 1981-1985, Prudential Assurance, 1984, Electro Marketing, 1981-1985; named Volunteer of Year, New Jersey daily newspaper, 1977, Somerset Messenger Gazette, 1979.

Background

Bailey, Grace Elizabeth was born on June 7, 1937 in Budapest, Hungary. Daughter of Samuel Herbert and Carmen Elizabeth (Stassik) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor in Sociology, University Leeds, England, 1959. Student, Leeds College Fine Arts, 1960.

Career

Assistant welfare officer, Tootal Company Ltd., Manchester, England, 1958;junior high school teacher, Leeds Education Authority, 1959-1962;elementary teacher, Bedford (England) Education Authority, 1965-1968;elementary teacher, Westfield (New Jersey) Board Education, 1969-1972;pottery artist and teacher, Westfield, since 1972. Art advisor Girl Scouts United States, since 1972, Boy Scouts American, since 1972. Demonstrator schools, music, libraries, company fairs.

Achievements

  • Avocations: all fine arts, baroque music, sailing. F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Participant numerous art shows. Featured in numerous magazine articles.

Membership

Charter member board directors New Jersey Theatre Forum, Plainfield, 1974-1979. Chairman board directors Abendmusik, Westfield, 1978-1986. Head choirmother, business manager St. Paul's Choir Men and Boys, Westfield, 1973-1986.

Volunteer and counselor Spellman Center for Human Immunodeficiency Virus disease at St. Clare's Hospital, New York, since 1987. Member of Advance (secretary, vice president), Couples (Westfield) (vice president), Raritan Yacht Ladies (skipper).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    All fine arts, baroque music, sailing.

Connections

Married Philip James Bailey, August 22, 1959. Children: Michael Philip, Julia Anne.

father:
Samuel Herbert Johnson

mother:
Carmen Elizabeth (Stassik) Johnson

spouse:
Philip James Bailey

children:
Michael Philip Bailey

Julia Anne Bailey