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artist , educator

Karen Trautmann DeHart, American Artist, educator. Committee member Troy Chamber of Commerce, 1993; ad hoc member Troy-Hayner Cultural Center,1992, chamn. photography exhibit, 1993-1995, chairman sister-city art exchange Troy-Takahashi City, Japan, 1995-1996, member exhibition committee, 1991-1996;curriculum committee Troy Christian Schools, 1992-1994. Member Dayton Visual Arts Center, Phi Kappa Phi, Chi Omega.

Background

DeHart, Karen Trautmann was born on November 11, 1953 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Elmer Martin and Jane Anne (Hesse) T.

Education

Associate of Arts, Miami University, 1975. Bachelor of Fine Arts summa cum laude, Wright State University, 1991.

Career

Art instructor, Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, Troy, Ohio., 1991-1994;artist, Troy, Ohio., since 1990;art teacher, Troy, Ohio., since 1991;drawing teacher, Troy Christian Schools, Troy, Ohio., 1991-1992;teaching assistant, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio., 1993. Exhibition committee Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, since 1991. Chairman Through Our Eyes Exhibit, 1993-1995.

Adjunct instructor Wright State University, 1996.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher American Society Alexander Technique, 2007.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Preble County Fine Arts Center, Eaton, Ohio, 1994, The Crandall Gallery Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio, 1995, MacMurray College Art Gallery, Jacksonville, Illinois, 2002. Exhibited in group shows at Bowery Gallery, New York, 1992, Butler Institute, 1994-1998, Trumbull Art Gallery, 1994, Museum Contemporary Art Wright State University, 1991, 97, Dayton Visual Arts Center, 1992, 97, Butler Institute American Art, 1993-1995, 97-98, Pearl Conard Gallery, 1993-1994, Rosewood Art Center Gallery, Kettering, Ohio, 1993, Olin Fine Arts Center Gallery, Washington and Jeffrson College, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1994, 97, Books & Company, Kettering, 1994, Fine Arts Institute San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, California, 1994, Evansville (Indiana) Museum Arts and Science, 1994, Wichita (Kansas) Center Arts, 1994, Stables Art Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, 1995, Gallery Alexy, Philadelphia, 1996, Hoyt Institute Fine Arts, New Castle, Pennsylvania, 1997, Troy (Ohio)-Hayner Cultural Center, 1997, Valdosta State University Gallery, Valdosta, Georgia, 2002. Featured in Nexus Magazine, 1990, Art Duck, 1989-1991, Dayton Daily News, 1992, 98, Alliance Review, 1995.

Membership

Committee member Troy Chamber of Commerce, 1993. Ad hoc member Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 1992, chamn. photography exhibit, 1993-1995, chairman sister-city art exchange Troy-Takahashi City, Japan, 1995-1996, member exhibition committee, 1991-1996. Curriculum committee Troy Christian Schools, 1992-1994.

Member Dayton Visual Arts Center, Phi Kappa Phi, Chi Omega.

Connections

Married Shannon Dean DeHart, May 23, 1976. Children: Allison Anne, Rebekah Ellen, Rachel Elisabeth.

father:
Elmer Martin T.

mother:
Jane Anne (Hesse) T.

spouse:
Shannon Dean DeHart

children:
Allison Anne DeHart

Rebekah Ellen DeHart

Rachel Elisabeth DeHart