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artist

Helen Louise Thomson, American artist. Recipient Ruth Watts Service award, Performing Arts Society, Western Illinois University, 1994, award, Two Rivers Arts Council, 1994.

Background

Thomson, Helen Louise was born on November 28, 1928 in Lewiston, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Clyde Arthur Pomeroy and Myrtle Lynch Cluney.

Education

Student, Western Illinois University, Macomb, 1985. Student, University Illinois, 1972. Diploma, North Light Art School.

Career

Artist, Table Grove, Illinois, since 1970. Adjunct professor Western Illinois University, Macomb, 1985—1994. Member speakers roster Spoon River College, Canton, Illinois, 1986—1994.

Executive director Two Rivers Arts Council, Macomb, 1985—1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include in numerous one woman and group exhibitions. Contributor art to calendars.

Membership

Officer Parent-Teachers Association, Table Grove, 1957—1985. President Fulton County Arts Council, Canton, 1973—1983, Spoon River College Foundation, Canton, 1979—1985. Member advisory panel Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, 1980—1983.

Board directors regional arts advisory council Western Illinois University, 1978—1985. Member of Table Grove Christian Church (moderator 1999—2008), Galesburg Civic Art Center (exhibition awards), Illinois Watercolor Society, Illinois Art League (exhibition awards), Philanthropic and Educational Organization Sisterhood (president, secretary, chaplain, vice president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Antiques, antique dolls, family history.

Connections

Married William Edward Thomson, 1950. Children: Persephone Ann, Lucinda Renee, Cynthia Louise.

father:
Clyde Arthur Pomeroy

mother:
Myrtle Lynch Cluney

spouse:
William Edward Thomson

children:
Persephone Ann Thomson

Lucinda Renee Thomson

Cynthia Louise Thomson