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artist , Geriatric services professional

Irene Missiriotis, American geriatric services professional, artist.

Background

Missiriotis, Irene was born on November 12, 1938 in North Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Alexander and Athena (Stirou) Missiriotis.

Education

Diploma in fashion illustration, The Art Institute of Chicago Pittsburgh, 1960; Bachelor of Science in Psychology-English, writing certified, U. Pittsburgh, 1976.

Career

Artist, Livingston's, Youngstown, Ohio., 1961-1963; layout artist, O'Neils, Akron, Ohio., 1963-1967; teacher art, The Art Institute of Chicago Pittsburgh, 1967-1973; reporter, typographer, layout artist, illustrator, Night Times, Pittsburgh, 1973-1976; art coordinator, Cmty. Human Superior vena cava syndrome Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1977-1978; recreation leader, Pittsburgh Parks and Recreation Department, summers 1979-1980; program manager, United Cerebral Palsy Association, Pittsburgh, 1981; adult day care attendant, Hill House Association, Pittsburgh, 1985-1987; therapeutic recreation assistant, Angelus Convalescent Center, Pittsburgh, 1987-1989; activities coordinator, Canterbury Place, Pittsburgh, 1989-1990; activities director, The Woodwell, Pittsburgh, 1991-1997. Freelance artist watercolors, greeting cards, brochures, booklets, flyers, since 1956.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Art exhibit Pittsburgh by the Sea Center Art Gallery, 1997.

Membership

Volunteer Mondale-Ferraro Presidential Campaign, Pittsburgh, 1984. Activist member National Organization of Women, since 1974. Christmas bell ringer, singer Salvation Army, Pittsburgh, 1998.

Member Pittsburgh Association for the Arts in Education and Therapy, Association for Women in Psychology, National Museum Women in the Arts (charter), National Museum American Indian (charter, certified of appreciation), Waterford Society (charter), World Wildlife Fund, Alpha Sigma Lambda (charter).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: singing, cooking, collecting pandas and shells, walking.

Connections

father:
Alexander Missiriotis

mother:
Athena (Stirou) Missiriotis