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Marie Woo, American artist. Recipient Arts Foundation Michigan for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts award, 1991, Individual Arts award Michigan Council for the Arts, 1987, travel grant Horace Rackham Research, 1960. Board trustee member Pewabic Pottlery, Detroit, 1981-1996.

Background

Woo, Marie was born on April 3, 1928 in Seattle, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of L.N. and J. (Chiu) Woo.

Education

Bachelor, University Washington, 1951. Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy Art, 1956. Postgraduate, Alfred University, 1957.

Postgraduate, California College Arts & Crafts, 1952.

Career

Instructor ceramics, Henry Ford Cmty. College, Dearborn, Michigan, 1984-1985;instructor ceramics, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1983;instructor ceramics, CCS College Art & Design, Detroit, 1984-1990;instructor ceramics, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1956-1959, 71, 85;instructor ceramics, University Washington, Seattle, 1964-1965;instructor ceramics, Chula Longkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1965-1968;visiting artist, University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1996;visiting artist, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio., 1993;visiting artist, Kalamazoo (Michigan) Institute Art, 1994. Lecturer Heibei Teachers University, Shijazhunag, Helbel, China, 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Represented in permanent collections including Comerica Bank Corporation, Alfred Ceramic Museum, Detroit Institute Art Museum, Leningrad Mukhina Institute of Art, Cranbrook Academy Art Museum, Everson Museum, Smithsonian Museum, Mott Foundation, City National Bank.

Membership

Board trustee member Pewabic Pottlery, Detroit, 1981-1996.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Tai Chi, Chi Gong.

Connections

Married Harvey Levine, November 1959. Children: Ian Levine, Leslie Raymond.

father:
L.N. Woo

mother:
J. (Chiu) Woo

spouse:
Harvey Levine

children:
Ian Levine Woo

Leslie Raymond Woo