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graphic artist

Joanna Hayes Mersereau, American Graphic artist. Board of directors Riverside Art Museum, 1985-1986. Member National League American Penwomen, Riverside Writers Club (president since 1997).

Background

Mersereau, Joanna Hayes was born on July 12, 1928 in Strawn, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Fred Elmer Hayes and Lillie May Polenz.

Education

Associate of Arts, Blackburn College, 1948;student, University Illinois, 1949-1951.

Career

Staff artist, Press-Enterprise, Riverside, California, 1955-1964;staff artist, Riverside County Schools, 1967-1988;gallery owner, Riverside, since 1986. Vice president Watercolor West Redlands, California, 1969-1980. Artist in residence Na Bolom Studies, Institute of Science, Mexico, 1986-1987, 89.

Membership

Board of directors Riverside Art Museum, 1985-1986. Member National League American Penwomen, Riverside Writers Club (president since 1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: playing harp.

Connections

Married John DeWitt Mersereau, June 11, 1950 (divorced 1974). Children: Anne Elizabeth, Juanita Louise, Guy Matthew.

father:
Fred Elmer Hayes

mother:
Lillie May Polenz

spouse:
John DeWitt Mersereau

children:
Anne Elizabeth Mersereau

Juanita Louise Mersereau

Guy Matthew Mersereau