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Architectural designer

Jane Knight Hence, American architectural designer. Alternate Westerly Zoning Board, Rhode Island, 2000—2002.

Background

Hence, Jane Knight was born on June 27, 1937 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Luther and Doris (Ayers) Knight.

Education

Graduate, Emma Willard School, Troy, New York, 1955. Student, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1955—1958. Graduate, Traphagen School of Design, New York City, 1960.

Student, Yale University, 1986—1990. Student, Rhode Island School of Design, 1988—1990.

Career

Owner various business ventures including Bed and Breakfast, catering business, free-lance interior design, since 1982. Owner, principal JKH Design, since 1989. Consulting associate and designer Michael McKinley & Associates, Stonington, Connecticut, 1993—2001.

Member Westerly School Facilities Committee, Westerly, Rhode Island, 1993-1996, Westerly School Building Committee, 1992-1993. Member Board Southeast Museum, Brewster, New York, 1970-1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Designer over 52 buildings, renovations and additions in New England. Co-designer over 40 buildings in Rhode Island and Connecticut. Interior designer, since 1998.

      Painter various media in collections in Midwest, South, New York and New England. Photographer, interviewer Green Light Quarterly bulletin, Newport, Rhode Island, since 2003.

Membership

Alternate Westerly Zoning Board, Rhode Island, 2000—2002.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, opera, theatre.

Connections

Married Carleton Campbell Hence, May 12, 1962 (divorced 1975). Children: Kyle Fitz-Randolph Hence, Maxson Bentley Hence, Juliellen Hence Casey.

father:
Luther Knight

mother:
Doris (Ayers) Knight

spouse:
Carleton Campbell Hence

child:
Kyle Fitz-Randolph Hence

child:
Juliellen Hence Casey Hence

child:
Maxson Bentley Hence