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Joan Hopkins Coughlin Edit Profile

artist , educator

Joan Hopkins Coughlin, Jamaican artist, educator. Recipient Gold medal for painting, Grumbacher, George Walter Smith Museum Show, Springfield, Massachusetts/67th National Art League Exhibition.

Background

Coughlin, Joan Hopkins was born on July 4, 1936 in Jamaica, West Indies. Parents American citizens. Daughter of John Leroy and Marion (Baier) Hopkins.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration, Rhode Island School Design, 1958. Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Rhode Island School Design, 1962. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, University Massachusetts, 1969.

Career

Painting teacher, Castle Hill Center for the Arts, Truro, Massachusetts, since 1976;director of family art gallery, Golden Cod, Wellfleet, Massachusetts, since 1964. Curator Wellfleet History Society Museum, since 1990.

Connections

Married John Jay Coughlin, July 5, 1958. Children: Maura, Molly.

father:
John Leroy Hopkins

mother:
Marion (Baier) Hopkins

spouse:
John Jay Coughlin

children:
Maura Coughlin

Molly Coughlin