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designer , sculptor , Systems analyst

Karen Marsteller Myers Nash, American Sculptor, designer, systems analyst. Recipient Rhody award Providence Journal, 1984; unites states department Interior grantee, 1978. Board of directors The Rhode Island Shakespeare Theatre, Newport, 1981-1984, Cultural Affairs Commission, Newport, 1982-1984, The Hill Association, Newport, 1983-1985.


Nash, Karen Marsteller Myers was born on August 30, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Frederick Arell and Ruth Mary (Quinn) Marsteller.


Student, University Virginia, Fredericksburg, 1961-1963.


Boatbuilder, Solna Corporation, Newport, 1974-1975; boatbuilder, purchase manager, Coddington Yachts, Jamestown, Rhode Island, 1975-1977; boatbuilder, purchase manager, Williams & Manchester Shipyard, Newport, 1983-1987; boatbuilder, director purchasing, Shannon Boat Company, Bristol, Rhode Island, l987-89; boatbuilder, director purchasing, Aries Powercraft Ltd., Fall River, Massachusetts, 1989-1990; systems designer, manager, Ronaco International Incorporated, New York Bedford, Massachusetts, 1990-1996; systems designer, manager, Ronaco International Inc., Guatemala and Nicaragua, 1990-1996; programmer, analyst, designer, Wildcat Cons. & Design, Newport, Rhode Island, since 1996; senior programmer/analyst, Sys. Resource Management, Middletown, Rhode Island, since 1997.

Designer, consultant The Grand Design, Newport, since 1975. Costume designer The Rhode Island Shakespeare Theatre, Newport, 1978-1990, American Renaissance Theatre, New York City, 1982-1984. Design and systems consultant Blue Pelican Jazz Club, Newport, 1983-1991.

Artist/member Newport Art Museum.


  • Certified lean six sigma black belt.


Costume designer Rhode Island Shakespeare Theatre, Newport, 1978—1990, board directors, 1981—1984. Costume designer American Renaissance Theatre, New York City, 1982—1984. Board directors Cultural Affairs Commission, Newport, 1982—1984, Hill Association, Newport, 1983—1985.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: computers, sailing, fishing, camping, parrots.


Married Christian W. Myers, October 4, 1963 (divorced 1973). Children: Christian W. Myers III, Meredith Kennedy.

Frederick Arell Marsteller

Ruth Mary (Quinn) Marsteller

Christian W. Myers

Meredith Kennedy Nash

Christian W. Myers III Nash