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Marsha Carol Shrack

gallerist , art educator

Marsha Carol Shrack, American art educator, gallery director. Certified art teacher, Kansas.

Background

Shrack, Marsha Carol was born on June 14, 1952 in El Dorado, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Marvin Ray and Wanita June (Reynolds) Gates.

Education

Bachelor Art Education, Wichita State University, Kansas, 1975. Master Art Education, Wichita State University, Kansas, 1978.

Career

Graduate teaching assistant Wichita State University, 1975-1976. Secondary school art teacher Unified School District 268, Cheney, Kansas, 1976-1977. K-12 art teacher Bethel Life School, Wichita, 1979-1981, Christian Center Academy, Wichita, 1977-1982.

Instructor art Pratt (Kansas) Community College, since 1985, art gallery director, 1986-1987, 93—, director Delmar Riney Art Gallery, since 2004. Graphic artist Peters and Associates Graphic Design, Wichita, 1982-1984. Freelance sign painter, Wichita, 1982-1985.

Presenter in field; consultant, art education advocate Haskins Elementary School, Pratt, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Certified art teacher, Kansas.

Works

  • Exhibited in individual shows at Hutchinson (Kansas) Art Association, 1991, Baker Arts Center, Liberal, Kansas, 1992, Open Window Gallery, Pratt, Kansas, 2001, Builders Block Gallery, Coffeeville, Kansas, 2001, Mathews Gallery, Wichita, 2002, Stonehouse Gallery, Fredonia, Kansas, 2003, Mercer Gallery, Garden City Community College, 2004, Prairie Art Exhibition, Kansas, 2005, Sterling (Kansas) College, 2005. Exhibited in group shows at Lawrence (Kansas) Arts Center, 1993, 2003, Kansas Artist Craftsman, 1992-1994, Faculty Art Exhibit Pratt Community College, 1986-2007, Baker Art Center, 1995, Lawrence Art Center KACA Juried Show, 2004, The Prairie Exhibit Juried Show, Sterling Kansas, 2005, Kansas Association Retired School Personnel Show, Great Bend, 2005, Mingenback Art Gallery, Bethany, Kansas, 2006, Carnegie Art Center, All Things Ceramic Invitational, Leavenworth, Kansas, 2006.

Membership

Art judge Hutchinson Art Association Art Fair, 1992, Academy Olympics, Central Kansas High School Competition, 1985-2006, National Fellowship Christian Schools, Waco, Texas, 1980. Member National Education Association, National Art Education Association, Kansas Art Education Association, Pratt Higher Education Association (Teacher of Year 1994), Kansas Artist Craftsman Association (board directors, Southwest region representative).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Pottery, gardening, church and family activities.

Connections

Married Christopher George Shrack. Children: Chelsea Christine, Emma Leigh, Gates Kipp.