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art educator

Mary Price Kerr, American art educator. Certified teacher, Alabama.

Background

Kerr, Mary Price was born on August 15, 1943 in New Orleans. Daughter of Lamar and Cecile Regina (Donnelly) Price.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Mississippi State College for Women, 1965. Master of Arts, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1985.

Career

Activity therapist, Bryce Hospital, Tuscaloosa, 1965-1968;art teacher, Tuscaloosa City Schools, 1968-1969;art teacher, Tuscaloosa County Schools, 1973-1976, 78-;temporary instructor, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1976-1978. Chairman curriculum development committee Tuscaloosa County Schools, 1985-1986. Committee member Civil Air Patrol 2000 (Arts Advocacy), Montgomery, Alabama, 1991.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Alabama.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Appeared in one-man shows, 1987, 88. Numerous group shows.

Membership

Volunteer Hospice, Tuscaloosa, since 1991, Lukemia Society, Arthritis Foundation, March of Dimes. Active St. Francis Catholic Church. Member National Art Education Association, Alabama Art Education Association (secondary division chair 1986-1987, awards chairman 1988-1990, membership chair 1992-1994, Secondary Art Educator of Year 1988, Weevil award for Outstanding Service 1988), Arts Council Tuscaloosa (Druid Arts award 1989), Alabama Alliance for Arts Education, Society for the Fine Arts, Delta Kappa Gamma (scholarship chair since 1994), Phi Delta Kappa (Professional Educator of Year 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, cooking, reading.

Connections

Married Gary E. Kerr, August 28, 1965. Children: Paul Lamar, Tracy Cecile.

father:
Lamar Price

mother:
Cecile Regina (Donnelly) Price

spouse:
Gary E. Kerr

children:
Paul Lamar Kerr

Tracy Cecile Kerr