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art educator

Mary Ann Tanking, American art educator. Recipient Sculpture award Delta Kappa Gamma, 1970; Jennibel Watson scholar, 1976. Member National Education Association, Kansas Education Association, Kansas Art Education Association (president 1995-1998), Southeast of Saline Education Association (treasurer since 1992).

Background

Tanking, Mary Ann was born on November 4, 1936 in Grand Island, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Lars Dommerby and Helen Mary (Wilson) Nelson.

Education

Bachelor, University Northern Colorado. Master of Art Education, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, 1976.

Career

Classrm. teacher Horton (Kansas) City Schools, 1959-1961. Instructor art Unified School District 403, Otis-Bison, Kansas, 1963-1975. Graduate assistant Fort Hays (Kansas) State University, 1975-1976.

Art instructor Unified School District 306, Gypsum, Kansas, 1976-1995. Outreach instructor department art Marymount College, Salina. Retired, 1995

Adjunct instructor ceramics Cloud County Community College, Concordia, Kansas.

Adjunct professor Kansas Wesleyan University, 1995-1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited works in shows at Marymount College, Hutchinson Public Library., Great Bend Public Library., others.

      Represented in private collections including Bluestem Gallery, Salina, Kansas.

Membership

Member National Education Association, Kansas Education Association, Kansas Art Education Association (president 1995-1998), Southeast of Saline Education Association (treasurer since 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, jewelry, sculpture.

Connections

Married Sylvester Clement Tanking, June 2, 1958. Children: Jeffrey Paul, David Martin, Jana Marie.

father:
Lars Dommerby Nelson

mother:
Helen Mary (Wilson) Nelson

spouse:
Sylvester Clement Tanking

children:
Jeffrey Paul Tanking

David Martin Tanking

Jana Marie Tanking