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Jane Anne Yerxa, American artist. Volunteer Spokane Art School, 1973-1983, Corbin Art Center, Spokane, 1989-1990. Member Daughters of the American Revolution, Spokane (Washington) Watercolor Society, Riverridge Fine Arts Association (vice president 1994-1995, president 1984, 85, 1st place watercolors 1986, Best of Show award 2002)), Stanek House Art Center (charter member), Bible Study Fellowship, Gamma Alpha Chi, Alpha Delta Pi.

Background

Yerxa, Jane Anne was born on July 3, 1933 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Laurence Alan and Mary Jane (Nation) Figge.

Education

Bachelor in Fine Arts and Commercial Arts, University Kansas, 1955.

Career

Fashion artist, Wichita (Kansas) Beacon, 1955-1956;freelance fashion artist, Fall River, Massachusetts, 1956-1957;freelance artist agricultural extension department, Washington State University, Pullman, 1959;public relations coordinator, Spokane (Washington) Symphony, 1972. Docent Expo '76 Gallery, Spokane.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading, cloth doll making, sewing, watching old movies.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Represented in private collections in Kansas, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Utah, and Washington.

Membership

Volunteer Spokane Art School, 1973-1983, Corbin Art Center, Spokane, 1989-1990. Member Daughters of the American Revolution, Spokane (Washington) Watercolor Society, Riverridge Fine Arts Association (vice president 1994-1995, president 1984, 85, 1st place watercolors 1986, Best of Show award 2002)), Stanek House Art Center (charter member), Bible Study Fellowship, Gamma Alpha Chi, Alpha Delta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, cloth doll making, sewing, watching old movies.

Connections

Married Jay Allen Yerxa, June 23, 1956. Children: Jeffrey Todd, James Jay, Jonathan Alan.

father:
Laurence Alan Figge

mother:
Mary Jane (Nation) Figge

spouse:
Jay Allen Yerxa

children:
Jeffrey Todd Yerxa

James Jay Yerxa

Jonathan Alan Yerxa