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artist

Jane B. Willis, American Artist. Recipient Artist's Magazine award of merit West Bank Art Guild, New Orleans, 1994.

Background

Willis, Jane B. was born on July 25, 1937 in New Orleans. Daughter of Vernon Alwyn and Agnes Rella (Roberts) Broome.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Louisiana State University, 1959.

Career

Upper elementary education teacher, W. Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly, Louisiana, 1959-1961.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Artist: Best of Colored Pencil 2, 1994.

Membership

Member operating committee Slidell (Louisiana) Cultural Center, 1989-1991, 92-95. Member National League American Pen Women (branch membership chair since 1991, branch vice president since 1996), Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Artwave, Slidell Art League, Inc. (president 1989-1990, show coordinator 1990-1991, publicity director 1992-1993, Holly Hegeman award 1985, Artist of Year 1992), New Orleans Art Association (2d place award 1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, decorating.

Connections

Married John Ray Willis, December 19, 1959. Children: Jeffrey Scott, Matthew David.

father:
Vernon Alwyn Broome

mother:
Agnes Rella (Roberts) Broome

spouse:
John Ray Willis

children:
Matthew David Willis

Jeffrey Scott Willis