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Joan E. Drescher, author, illustrator. Recipient Illustration award, New York Academy of Sciences, 1980, Social Studies award, 1980, Children are the Future award, Department Health, City of Boston Hospitals and International Arts for Peace, 1989. Member of Authors Guild, Society Childrens' Book Writers, Society Illustrators.

Background

Drescher, Joan E. was born on March 6, 1939 in New York City. Daughter of Joseph Manley and Elizabeth (Straub) McIntosh.

Education

Student, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1958—1959. Student, Parsons School Design, 1960—1963. Student, Art Students League, 1964.

Career

Teacher writing Cambridge Center for Adult Education (Massachusetts), Cambridge Art Association, 1973—1978, Massachusetts College Art, Boston, 1975—1976, Art Institute Boston, 1977—1979, Lesley College, Cambridge, 1979—1981. Artist-in-residence Hingham Public Schools, 1984, Kingston and Milton public schools, 1982—1983, China Trade Museum, Milton, Massachusetts, 1983.

Membership

Member of Authors Guild, Society Childrens' Book Writers, Society Illustrators.

Connections

Married Kenneth W. Drescher, June 11, 1960. Children: Lisa, Kimberly, Kenneth.

father:
Joseph Manley McIntosh

mother:
Elizabeth (Straub) McIntosh

spouse:
Kenneth W. Drescher

children:
Kimberly Drescher

Lisa Drescher

Kenneth Drescher