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artist , educator

Karen Crandall Simpson, American Artist, educator. Certified Teacher Pennsylvania, Maryland., Connecticut, Rhode Island. Member Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas Womens Caucus for Art (vice president 1993,president 1994-1995, board advisors 1996-1998), National Womens Caucus for Art, College Art Association.

Background

Simpson, Karen Crandall was born on March 31, 1944 in Newport, Rhode Island, United States. Daughter of Jack Conway and Elizabeth Ann (McLyman) Crandall.

Education

Bachelor, University Rhode Island, 1966. Master of Fine Arts, Texas Womans University, 1992.

Career

Special issues editor, Phoenix Times Newspaper, Bristol, Rhode Island, 1975-1981;newsletter editor, Trinity Church, Newport, Rhode Island, 1980-1983;public editor, St. Matthews Episcopal Church, Austin, Texas, 1984-1986;exhibiting artist, Dallas, since 1988. Adjunct faculty Mount View College, Dallas, 1993-1995. Freelance writer, 1975-1981, horticultural consultant Direct Marketing Association Architects, Newport, 1975-1983.

Teacher of record Texas Womens U., 1990-1992.

Achievements

  • Certified Teacher Pennsylvania, Maryland., Connecticut, Rhode Island.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Brookhaven College, Farmers Branch, Texas, 1994, Sam Houston State University, 1995, Eastfield College, Dallas, 1998, York County Art Center, 2005, others. Exhibited in group shows including Museum of the Southeast, Beaumont, 1999, Old Jail Museum & Art Center and Museum, 1998, Mint Museum Art, 2002, Fayetteville Museum Art, 2006, Blue Spiral 1 Asheville, North Carolina, 2007, Carolinas Got Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, others. Curator Mountain View College, Dallas, 1994, Handley-Hicks Gallery, Fort Worth, 1996, Juror Wilmington Art Associate, Guild Charlotte Artists.

Membership

Member Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas Womens Caucus for Art (vice president 1993,president 1994-1995, board advisors 1996-1998), National Womens Caucus for Art, College Art Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: drawing, reading, walking, travel, gardening.

Connections

Married Donal Robertson Simpson, March 30, 1968.

father:
Jack Conway Crandall

mother:
Elizabeth Ann (McLyman) Crandall

spouse:
Donal Robertson Simpson