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art educator

Jean Frances Flower, American art educator. President, member Anna Circuit 1st United Methodist Church, Kalamazoo, since 1980, member communications commission, since 1994; secretary-treasurer Airward, Plainwell, Michigan, since 1986. Member American Association Aviation Artists, Plainwell Pilots Association, Kalamazoo Aviatrix Association (past vice president).

Background

Flower, Jean Frances was born on April 12, 1936 in Schenectady, New York, United States. Daughter of Francis Tunis and Marjorie (Colcord) Fort.

Education

Bachelor, Syracuse University, 1958. Bachelor of Fine Arts cum laude, Western Michigan University, 1984. Master of Fine Arts magne cum laude, Western Michigan University, 1989.

Career

Free-lance artist, 1981-1986;technical graduate assistant, Western Michigan U., Kalamazoo, 1988;graduate assistant early management, Western Michigan U., Kalamazoo, 1989;instructor art, Western Michigan U., Kalamazoo, 1989-1993;instructor art, Kalamazoo Institute Art, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Peoples Church, Kalamazoo, 1991. Exhibited in group shows Kalamazoo Area Art Show, 1992, 94 95, 97, National Art Show, Dallas, 1993, Library., Parchment, Michigan, 1993, European Association of Archaeologists Aviation International Art Show, 1992, 95.

      Murals executed Kalamazoo Valley Public Museum, 1995, Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum, 1996.

Membership

President, member Anna Circuit 1st United Methodist Church, Kalamazoo, since 1980, member communications commission, since 1994. Secretary-treasurer Airward, Plainwell, Michigan, since 1986. Member American Association Aviation Artists, Plainwell Pilots Association, Kalamazoo Aviatrix Association (past vice president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: flying, painting, golf, tennis, cross-country skiing.

Connections

Married Wesley Allen Flower, August 23, 1958. Children: Kimberly Lynn, Kristina Kathleen.

father:
Francis Tunis Fort

mother:
Marjorie (Colcord) Fort

spouse:
Wesley Allen Flower

children:
Kimberly Lynn Flower

Kristina Kathleen Flower