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art educator

Janis Adrian Kirstein, American art educator. Certified teacher, Kentucky. Fellow Kentucky Arts Council, 1983-2001, Kentucky Foundation for Women, 1989. Member American Association of University Women (Eleanor Roosevelt award for Civic Service 1989, chair Education Foundation Louisville chapter 1989), National Art Education Association, Kentucky Education Association.

Background

Kirstein, Janis Adrian was born on July 7, 1955 in Louisville. Daughter of John Audelbert and Myrl Oleen (Baxter) Kirstein.

Education

Student, Indiana University. Bachelor, University Louisville, 1977. Master of Fine Arts, University Massachusetts, 1981.

Career

Art instructor, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1984;art instructor, U. Louisville, 1983-1989;fine arts instructor, Oldham County H.S., Louisville, 1986-1988;fine arts instructor, Western Hills H.S., Frankfort, Kentucky, since 1988;fine arts instructor, Governor's Scholars Program, Louisville, 1994-1996.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Kentucky.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-person shows include Bellarmine College, Louisville, 1994, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, 2000-2002, John Harriman Gallery, 2002, Peruvian British Cultural Center, Peru, 2002, British Consulate Gallery, Lima, Peru, 2003, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky, 2004, 08. Group shows include Digital Art Exhibition, Kentucky State University (Purchase award), Seoul Institute Arts, 1988, Cincinnati Art Consortium, 1993, South Carolina Museum Art, 1993, University Louisville Art Gallery, 2004, Greeley Square Gallery, New York City, 2004, Hasselblad, Linz, Austria, 2004, Coastal Arts League, Half Moon Bay, California, 2004, International Contemporary Art Exhibition Invitational, Gallery Kazo, Tokyo, 2005, International Artists Kaza Gallery, Tokyo, 2005, International Festival of Nano Art, Finland, 2007 (competition winner, Photography Center).

Membership

Member American Association of University Women (Eleanor Roosevelt award for Civic Service 1989, chair Education Foundation Louisville chapter 1989), National Art Education Association, Kentucky Education Association.

Connections

Married John Brooke Rigor, April 4, 1955.

father:
John Audelbert Kirstein

mother:
Myrl Oleen (Baxter) Kirstein

spouse:
John Brooke Rigor