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artist

Louise Patricia Handley, American artist. Achievements include development of snapshot silhouette technique; her quilting history has been recorded by The Alliance For American Quilts at The American Folklife Center and is archived in the Library of Congress; designed and painted christmas tree ornaments displayed in White House Christmas Tree in 1994 an 2004. Member of Designing Women, National Society Decorative Painters (certified).

Background

Handley, Louise Patricia was born on April 9, 1938 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Willard Alan and Dorothy Davis Johnson.

Education

Studied, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon, 1957.

Career

Teacher decorative painting Handleycrafts, Bandon, Oregon, 1973—1986.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of snapshot silhouette technique. Her quilting history has been recorded by The Alliance For American Quilts at The American Folklife Center and is archived in the Library of Congress. Designed and painted christmas tree ornaments displayed in White House Christmas Tree in 1994 an 2004.

Membership

Member of Designing Women, National Society Decorative Painters (certified).

Connections

Married Richard Dale Handley, June 7, 1957. Children: Beth, Richard Junior, Jennifer, Michael.

father:
Willard Alan

mother:
Dorothy Davis Johnson

spouse:
Richard Dale Handley

children:
Beth Handley

Richard Junior Handley

Jennifer Handley

Michael Handley