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Kendall Seay Feriozi Kessler, American artist. Officer Philanthropic and Educational Organization Sisterhood, Radford, 1992—1994, member, since 1989, Lamplighters, Radford Public Library., since 1991; Member National Museum Women in Arts, Blacksburg Regional Art Association, Lynwood Artists, Piedmont Arts Association.

Background

Kessler, Kendall Seay Feriozi was born on November 4, 1954 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Dan John and Anne Fletcher (Trotter) Feriozi.

Education

Bachelor in Art Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1976. Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Printmaking, Radford University, 1983.

Career

Teacher art, Spanish Cherrydale Christian School, Arlington, Virginia, 1976-1977. Teacher community arts school Radford (Virginia) University, 1980-1982, administrator, 1982-1983. Teacher art Fine Arts Center, Pulaski, Virginia, 1984.

Instructor art Radford University, 1985-1987, 88-93, interim gallery director, 1987-1988, assistant professor art, since 2000, freelance professional artist, teacher, since 1993.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Illustrator (poetry books) Shooting Creek, 1982, Dancing at Big Vein, 1987, Preservations, 1989. Promotional book jacket illustrator: The Rosewood Casket by Sharon McCrumb, 1996. Exhibited in group shows Agora Gallery, Soho, New York, 1994, 95.

      Painting New River Trestle selected for cover of Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce., 2008-2009, Business Directory and Buyers Guide, exhibited and represented by Fine Art Center for the New River Valley, Pulaski, Virginia, Oils, Lynwood Juried Show, Martinsville, Virginia, 2003 (First Place), Oils Montgomery Museum Art Festival, Christiansburg, Virginia, (First Place), 2004, Love Fighting, 2009 (First Place), Art From The Heart (First Place).

Membership

Officer Philanthropic and Educational Organization Sisterhood, Radford, 1992-1994, member, since 1989. Member Lamplighters, Radford Public Library., since 1991, Valley-Wide Newcomers, Radford, since 1993. Member National Museum Women in Arts, International Platform Association, Blacksburg Regional Art Association, Lynwood Artists, Piedmont Arts Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: theatre, literature, music, skating.

Connections

Married Clyde Thomas Kessler, June 25, 1977. 1 child, Alan.

father:
Dan John Feriozi

mother:
Anne Fletcher (Trotter) Feriozi

spouse:
Clyde Thomas Kessler

child:
Alan Kessler