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Karen Elaine Simmons, American artist. Board directors City Hospital, Siloam Springs, Arkansas, 1960-1971. Member National Association Fine Artists, San Diego Museum Art, National Museum Women in the Arts, The Athenaeum.

Background

Simmons, Karen Elaine was born on February 2, 1937 in Bremerton, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Arthur William Hardy and Marjorie Jollie.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1962. Bachelor of Science in Social Science, University Arkansas, 1973.

Career

Chief deputy, assesor, recorder, clerk County of San Diego, 1974-1996. Advisory board Regional Urban Information Systems, San Diego, 1985-1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include The Gathering, 1995, Point Loma Cultural Center, 1995, Paige Hardy & Associates, 1996, Southwestern College, 1996, 97, 98, County Library., 1996, San Diego County Administration Center, 1997, San Diego City Information Center, 1998, Little Italy Association, 1998, Sony Artwalk, 1998, 99, 2000, Galeria Del Centro Cultural De La Raza, 1998, Atr Expo. Los Angeles, 1999, Arkansas Art Center, 2004, The Art Group Gallery, 2005-2008, Art Festival, 2006, Clinton Presidential library(Clinton Found), 2007.

Membership

Board directors City Hospital, Siloam Springs, Arkansas, 1960-1971. Member National Association Fine Artists, San Diego Museum Art, National Museum Women in the Arts, The Athenaeum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, skiing, scuba diving, horses, dogs.

Connections

Married George Carroll Simmons, September 4, 1972. Children: Kristan Dodge, Kerryn Araiza.

father:
Arthur William Hardy

mother:
Marjorie Jollie

spouse:
George Carroll Simmons

children:
Kristan Dodge Simmons

Kerryn Araiza Simmons