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Louise Lasseter Le Quire Edit Profile

artist , writer

Louise Lasseter Le Quire, American artist, writer. Recipient Governor award Arts, 1984, Founders Day Artist award, Watkins College Art and Design, 2006. board directors Watkins Institute College Art and Design. Member Tennessee Arts Academy (board directors), Nashville Artist Guild (president since 1950), Visual Artists Alliance Nashville (board directors).

Background

Quire, Louise Lasseter Le was born on September 9, 1924 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Rollin Amos and Lista Lillian (Kendrick) Lasseter.

Education

Diploma, Ward-Belmont Junior College, 1943. Bachelor, George Peabody College, 1945. Master of Arts, George Peabody College, 1946.

Career

Art teacher, Monroe H.S., Rochester, New York, 1946-1947;art teacher, Eastern H.S., Washington, 1947-1949;art history, English teacher, Ward-Belmont Junior College, 1949-1952;art, English teacher, Franklin (Tennessee) H.S., 1965-1967;art, English teacher, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, 1967-1979;artist, teacher, Nashville Institute Arts, 1980-1994;art critic, Nashville Banner, 1960-1970. Art consultant Farris, Warfield, and Canaday, Nashville, 1988. Curator Carl Sublett Exhibition Tennessee State Museum, 1984.

Member of advisory board Tennessee Arts Academy Annual, Belmont U., Nashville.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Arts editor Nashville Life magazine, 1994-1997. Producer Sunflower in a Hothouse, 1987, documentary on Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Photographer, 1987.

Membership

Board directors Watkins Institute College Art and Design. Member Tennessee Arts Academy (board directors), Nashville Artist Guild (president since 1950), Visual Artists Alliance Nashville (board directors).

Connections

Married Virgil Shields LeQuire, August 20, 1946. Children: Nancy, Paul, Alan, Lista.

father:
Rollin Amos Lasseter

mother:
Lista Lillian (Kendrick) Lasseter

spouse:
Virgil Shields LeQuire

children:
Nancy Quire

Paul Quire

Alan Quire

Lista Quire