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art educator

Jon Hammond Whittington, Sr., American art educator. Board regents Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson; member governor's advisory committee Arts in Mississippi.

Background

Sr., Jon Hammond Whittington, was born on October 20, 1938 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Art, Belhaven College, 1964. Master of Education in Education, Mississippi College, 1966. Master of Arts in Art, University Mississippi, 1973.

Career

Chair art department, East Mississippi Community College, Scooba, 1966-1975;chair art department, Belhaven College, Jackson, Mississippi, 1975-1996;retired, Belhaven College, Jackson, Mississippi, 1996;chair department art, Antonelli College, Jackson, since 1997.

Religion

Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

Politics

The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

Views

All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in it.

Membership

Board regents Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson. Member governor's advisory committee Arts in Mississippi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, cooking.

Connections

Son of Walter Tucker Senior and Alva Lucille (Tew) W. Divorced; children: Jon H. Junior, Melissa Anne Wittington-Riebau.

father:
Walter Tucker Senior W.

mother:
Alva Lucille (Tew) W.

children:
Jon H. Junior Sr.

Melissa Anne Wittington-Riebau Sr.