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glass artist

Mary Lois Sixbey, American glass artist. Recipient various awards for stained glass; grantee Wabash Valley Arts Project, Indiana Arts Commission.


Sixbey, Mary Lois was born on April 4, 1928 in Logansport, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Harold J. and Helen I. (Hall) Garretson.


Student, Sayre College, Lexington, Kentucky. Student, Purdue University. Student, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited works in shows at various Stained Glass Association American exhibits, also at Greater Lafayette Museum Art, Oakland (Michigan) County Art Gallerie, Bay County History Society Museum, Bay City, Michigan, Gallerie 90, Oklahoma City, Wabash Artist Alliance, Delphi (Indiana) Art Show, Wells Community Cultural Center, others. Glass in public buildings includes Home Hospital Memorial Chapel, Lafayette, 1984, Tippecanoe County Library. /Swezen Indiana Room, 1989, Delphi Public Library.

      , 1993, Frankfort (Indiana) Community Public Library., 1996.


Member Purdue Alumni Association, Stained Glass Association American (several awards), Pilchuck Glass School Society, Art Glass Society, Greater Lafayette Museum Art, Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Wabash Artists Alliance, International Sculpture Association, Northern Indiana Arts Association, Arts Indiana.


Married Theodore E. Sixbey, December 17, 1947. Children: John T., Thomas S.

Harold J. Garretson

Helen I. (Hall) Garretson

Theodore E. Sixbey

John T. Sixbey

Thomas S. Sixbey