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artist , educator

Martha Nessler Hayden, American artist, educator. Recipient Oskar Kokoschka award City of Salzburg; Bryron Lathrop foreign travel fellow Art Institute Chicago, 1961; Wurlitzer Foundation grantee, 2002.

Background

Hayden, Martha Nessler was born on January 7, 1936 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Aldo Edward and Minerva Elizabeth (Kraft) Nessler.

Education

Student, Bradley U., 1953-1955;Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of the The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1961;postgraduate, Schule des Sehens, Salzburg, Austria, 1962.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman show Gertrude Herbert Institute Art, Augusta, Georgia, Charles A. Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, Bradley Galleries, Milwaukee, Chicago Public Library., Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, Beloit (Wisconsin) College, West Bend (Wisconsin) Art Museum, Reggio Gallery, New York City, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Pittsburgh (Kansas) State University. 6 by 92 foot mural executed Beloit Municipal Building, 1985.

      Represented in permanent collections Art Institute Chicago, City Museum Salzburg, Museum Modern Art, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Oklahoma Museum Art, Oklahoma City, Smithsonian Institution, Burpee Museum Art, Rockford, Illinois, Wustum Museum, Freeport Art Museum, Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Museum of City of New York.

Connections

Married Robert Eugene Hayden, November 30, 1957 (divorced 1987). Children: Edward, Mary, Bridget, Brian, Martha, Stephan, Sarah, David, John.

father:
Aldo Edward Nessler

mother:
Minerva Elizabeth (Kraft) Nessler

spouse:
Robert Eugene Hayden

children:
Edward Hayden

Mary Hayden

Bridget Hayden

Brian Hayden

Martha Hayden

Stephan Hayden

Sarah Hayden

David Hayden

John Hayden