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educator , Advertising executive

Marilynne Gail Bradley, American advertising executive, educator. Named Teacher of Year, 1987, Best of Show, Missouri Watercolor Society, 2000, Educator of Year award Missouri Art Education Association, 2006, Humana Foundation award, 2006, Citizen of Year Webster Groves, 2010, Purchase award Washington, 2010.


Bradley, Marilynne Gail was born on April 12, 1938 in Rockford, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Sherwin S. and Lillian (Leopold) Gersten.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1960. Master of Arts in Teaching, Webster University, St. Louis, 1975. Master of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, 1981.

Postgraduate, St. Louis Teachers Academy, 1990.


With Essayons Studio, St. Louis, 1968-1969. Teacher Webster Groves (Missouri) High School, 1970-1998. Instructor Webster University, Webster Groves, 1973-1982, 97—, supervisor, since 2002.

Instructor University Missouri, since 1980, St. Louis University, 1978-1999, Washington University, St. Louis, 1984-1987. Secretary Missouri Art Education, State of Missouri, 1986-1987. Member Teachers Academy, 1990-1992.



Board governors Webster Groves History Society, 1965-1972, 94—. Member St. Louis Philharmonic Society, 1956-1972. Commissioner City of Webster Groves, since 1995.

Co-chair History Preservation Committee, 2002, vice president, 2002-2006. Active Arts Commission, since 2005. Member of Missouri Watercolor Society (board member since 2001), St. Louis Artist Guild (secretary 1985-1986, president 1989-1992, vice president president's council since 1995, treasurer 2004, Distinguished Woman 1987), St. Louis Woman Artists, Southern Watercolor Society (life.

Secretary 1978-1980, vice president 2002-2004, president since 2004, chair 26th annual exhibit, chair 28th annual exhibit, Silver Brush award, Exceptional Salute to the Masters award), Monday Club (chairman 1979-1983).


  • Other Interests

    Music, art, travel.


Married Charles S. Bradley, 1959 (divorced February, 1994). Children: Suzanne, Scott.

Sherwin S. Gersten

Lillian (Leopold) Gersten

Charles S. Bradley

Suzanne Bradley

Scott Bradley