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Joan Katherine McRaney, American artist. Member of Golden Key Society, Kappa Delta.


McRaney, Joan Katherine was born on March 21, 1936 in Magee, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Harold Bryce and Ruth Katherine (Graves) McRaney.


At, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1954—1966. At, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1965—1966. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Institute Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 1975.

Postgraduate, University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, since 1990. Studied with sculptor Dan Askew, 1999—2000.


Professional portrait artist and contemporary sculptor, McComb, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, since 1979. Lecturer Lauren Rogers Museum Art, Laurel, Mississippi, 1996.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Institute Allende Gallery, 1973, Bellas Artes Gallery, San Miguel de Allende, 1974, Gulf South Gallery, McComb, 1982-1984, New Orleans World Fair, 1984, Cottonlandia Museum, Greenwood, Mississippi, 1985-1986, Woods Gallery University Southern Mississippi, 1990, Saenger Gallery, Hattiesburg, 1990, Woods and Locke Gallery University Southern Mississippi, 1992-1996, Lucille Parker Gallery, William Carey College, 1993, Lauren Rogers Museum Art, Laurel, Mississippi, 1996, 1999, Meridian (Mississippi) Museum Arts, 1997, USM Museum Art, 1998, Meridian Museum Art, 1999, Exit Gallery, Hattiesburg Downtown Gallery Walk, 1999—2000, Impressions Gallery, 2000-2001, McComb Public Library., 2000, Southwest Community College, 2002, one-woman shows include Gulf South Gallery, McComb, 2003, Meridian Museum Art, 2004, Impressions Gallery, 2004, Edgewood Gallery, McComb, 2005-2006, Good Karma Gallery, 2005-2006, Hattiesburg A Gallery, 2006, New Yokel Market, Hattiesburg, 2006-2007, Represented in permanent collections Ole Miss Law School.


Member of Golden Key Society, Kappa Delta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: canoeing, camping, photography, yoga, mediation.


Married William Cummings Hollis, March 14, 1966 (divorced June 1970). Married Richard Felder, 1997.

Harold Bryce McRaney

Ruth Katherine (Graves) McRaney

William Cummings Hollis

Richard Felder