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Kent Forrest Ipsen, American artist. Grantee National Endowment Arts, 1975. Served with Army of the United States, 1954-1956.


Ipsen, Kent Forrest was born on January 4, 1933 in Milwaukee. Son of Victor August and Muriel (White) Ipsen.


Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1961; Master of Science, Master of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1965.


Assistant professor art, Mankato (Minnesota) State College, 1965-1968; associate professor, Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago, 1968-1973; professor art, School Art, Virginia Commonwealth U., Richmond, since 1973.


  • Other Work

    • Glass sculptor, since 1975, group exhibitions include, Corning (New York ) Museum, Vatican Museum, 1978, Wausau (Wisconsin) Museum Art, 1979. Representative permanent collections, Corning Museum Glass, Toledo Museum Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, Museum Contemporary Crafts, New York City, Chicago Art Institute, Chrysler Museum, United States Embassy, Peru, Residence of Vice President United States, Museum Glass, Valencia, Spain, Standard Oil Indiana, Lannan Foundation, Palm Beach, Florida, Rexnord Corporation, Milwaukee.


Served with Army of the United States, 1954-1956.


Children: Vicki Lynn, Steven Jay, Lisa Ann, Laura Kay, Nina Beth.

Victor August Ipsen

Muriel (White) Ipsen

Laura Kay Ipsen

Lisa Ann Ipsen

Steven Jay Ipsen

Nina Beth Ipsen

Vicki Lynn Ipsen