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Kay Arlene Wilson, American Artist. Recipient Boston Mills Invitational Honor awrd, 1974, Women Artists: A Celebration Body of Work award and First Oil, 1989, 92, Margaret Evans award Body of Work, 1994, Margaret Evans award First Oil, 1997, The Artist's Magazine Goldern Gallery of Winners, 1995, others; named Youngstown's (Ohio) Young Women’s Christian Association's Woman of the Year, 1987.


Wilson, Kay Arlene was born on December 1, 1937 in Pemberville, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Edwin Thomas and Clarice Kathryn (Reimund) Ridenour.


Student, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1957. Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Youngstown State University, Ohio, 1959.


Teacher adult oil painting, Butler Institute American Art, Youngstown, Ohio. teacher adult oil painting, Trumbull Art Guild, Warren, Ohio., 1970s and 1980s. Owner private home studio, Canfield, Ohio. Judge for area shows.

Speaker, demonstrator for art and civic groups.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in solo shows at Youngstown Playhouse, 1964, 74, 79, 97, Trumbull branch Kent State University, 1968, Jewish Community Center, Youngstown, 1969, Malone College, Canton, Ohio, 1970, Trumbull Art Gallery, Warren, Ohio, 1972, 83, 93, Apple Gallery, Boardman, Ohio, 1986, Valley Arts Guild, Sharon, Pennsylvania, 1996, Butler Institute American Art, 2001, Valley Art Center, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, 2004, Davis Center, Fellow Riverside Gardens, 2004, Oakland Center for Performing Arts, 2005. Group shows include Butler Institute Comtemporary Art, 2001, Artist Archives of Western Reserve, Cleveland, 2002, 03, 04, Portrait Show invitational Butler Institute American Art, 2004. Self portrait in permanent collection Butler Institute American Art, Youngstown, Ohio.

      Digital artwork listed in Adobe Workshop software and Adobe Workshop WOW book. Affiliated with galleries in Ohio and California.


Married David L. Wilson, August 31, 1957. Children: Leslie, Julianne, Rhonda.

Edwin Thomas Ridenour

Clarice Kathryn (Reimund) Ridenour

David L. Wilson

Leslie Wilson

Julianne Wilson

Rhonda Wilson