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art therapist art educator

Mary Mcelwain Mitchell, American art therapist art educator. Certified teacher art, Illinois, art therapist, 1986. Member American Art Theraphy Association, Networking Therapists of Santa Fe, National Garden Club, Kappa Kappa Gamma, New Mexico Watercolor Society, Door County Art League, Self Help for the Hard of Hearing.

Background

Mitchell, Mary Mcelwain was born on April 12, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Walter and Eloise Stevens.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Applied Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1955;Bachelor of Science in Art Education, N. Control College, 1958;graduate certified Art Therapy, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1983.

Career

Window display designer, Marshall Fields & Company, Chicago, 1955-1958;teacher elementary art, Hinsdale, Illinois, 1969-1970;interior display designer Homemakers Division, John M. Smyth, Downers Grove, Illinois, 1978-1979;draftsperson, North America Graphics, Chicago, 1981-1982;art therapist Wyler Children's Hospital, University of Chicago, 1983;art therapist, Riveredge Hospital, 1984-1987;art teacher, art therapist, DuPage Cmty. School, Downers Grove, 1985-1986;art therapist for elderly, King Bruwaert House, Hinsdale, 1986-1990;art therapist, Bartlett (Illinois) Learning Center, 1990-1993;art therapist, Carino Art Therapy Foundation, 1993-1995;art therapist for elderly, St. Vincent's Hospital, Santa Fe, 1995-1996;teacher, Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek, Wisconsin, since 1998. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher art, Illinois, art therapist, 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited at Door County, Wisconsin, 1990, 94, Neuville Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1990, DuPage Art League, Wheaton, Illinois, 1987-1993, Founders Square Gallery, Fish Creek, 1991-1993, Hardy Gallery, Ephraim, Wisconsin, 1993, 94, 96, 97, Downers Grove Heritage Fest, Downers Grove Public Library., Unitarian Church, Hinsdale, Standard Federal Bank, Downers Grove, Riveredge Hospital, Forest Park, Illinois.

Membership

Member American Art Theraphy Association, Networking Therapists of Santa Fe, National Garden Club, Kappa Kappa Gamma, New Mexico Watercolor Society, Door County Art League, Self Help for the Hard of Hearing.

Connections

Daughter of Walter and Eloise Stevens. m. John McElwain IV, 1958 (divorced 1982). Married Harold Mitchell, June 30, 1984.

Children: Brian T., McElwain, Robert S. McElwain, John F. McElwain, Allison M. Schallert.

father:
Walter Stevens

mother:
Eloise Stevens

spouses:
John McElwain IV

Harold Mitchell

children:
Brian T. Mitchell

McElwain Mitchell

Robert S. McElwain Mitchell

John F. McElwain Mitchell

Allison M. Schallert Mitchell