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artist , educator

Jennie Leigh Couch, American artist, educator. Recipient Grand prize 39th Annual Delta Arts Exhibition, Little Rock, 1991, Juror's prize Houston Area Women's Center, 1992, Juror's Choice award Art League of Houston, 1993. Member College Art Association, Art League of Houston, Lawdale Art and Performance Center, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Couch, Jennie Leigh was born on May 7, 1954 in Huntsville, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Austin Leigh and Nancy Jane (Moyers) Couch.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Art Education, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1977. Master of Arts in Painting/Printmaking, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1981. Postgraduate, University Houston, 1992.

Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics/Sculpture, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1993.

Career

Teaching assistant, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1980-1981;teaching fellow, U. Houston, 1981;art instructor, Alief-Indiana School District, Houston, 1986-1988, 89-92;art instructor, Alief-Indiana School District, Houston, 1993-1994;ceramic artist, Houston, 1988-1989;graduate teaching fellow, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1992-1993;art instructor, Spring Branch Indiana School District, Houston, 1994-1995;assistant professor art, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, since 1995. Juror Museum of S.E. Texas, Beaumont, Houston Community College, 1995, Archies West Gallery, Moorhead, 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Solo exhibitions include ceramic sculpture at Forgotten Language, Inman Gallery, 1991, Gateways, Museum Southeast Texas, 1992, Vocabulary, Galveston (Texas) Arts Center, 1995, Recent Work, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1995.

Membership

Member College Art Association, Art League of Houston, Lawdale Art and Performance Center, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: gardening.

Connections

Married Gary Louis Hasness, May 23, 1981. Children: John Austin, Joshua Louis.

father:
Austin Leigh Couch

mother:
Nancy Jane (Moyers) Couch

spouse:
Gary Louis Hasness

children:
John Austin Couch

Joshua Louis Couch