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Melva Ann Head, American artist. Member Artists Council Palm Springs, Los Angeles Arts, Long Beach Arts, La Habra Art Association, Whittier Art Association, Women Painters West, San Dieo Watercolor Society (signature member).

Background

Head, Melva Ann was born on July 9, 1937 in St. Louis. Daughter of Melvin G. and Muriel J. (Hall) Irwin.

Education

Studied with, Thelma DeGoede Smith, 1973—1983. Studied with, Kwok Wai Lau, since 1983.

Career

Vice president gallery, La Habra (California) Art Association, 1986-1988; vice president membership, La Habra (California) Art Association, 1988-1989; vice president programs, La Habra (California) Art Association, 1989-1991; president, La Habra (California) Art Association, 1991-1992; director, La Habra (California) Art Association, 1992-1995.

Achievements

  • Avocations: sewing, reading. F C.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One person shows, including La Habra Art Association, California, 1986, 90. Exhibited in group shows at Los Angeles Art Association, Chevron Oil and Field Research, La Habra, 1991, Long Beach Arts, California, 1994-2002, 07-08, Palm Springs Desert Museum, California, 1994, 97, 2000, 02-07, 09, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, 1995-2007, Pasadena Presbyterian Church, California, 1995-1997, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, California, 1997-1998, Hollywood Los Feliz Jewish Community Center, Los Angeles, 1997, San Bernardino County Museum, 2000, Women Painters West, 2001, 03-08, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, 2001, San Diego Watercolor Society, 2003, 05, 06, City of Brea Gallery, California, 2005, We. Federal Watercolor Society Digitization, Tubac, Ariz, 2008.

Membership

Member Artists Council Palm Springs, Los Angeles Arts, Long Beach Arts, La Habra Art Association, Whittier Art Association, Women Painters West, San Dieo Watercolor Society (signature member).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sewing, reading.

Connections

Married Fred L. Head, December 15, 1956. Children: Allan L., Shawn M.

father:
Melvin G. Irwin

mother:
Muriel J. (Hall) Irwin

spouse:
Fred L. Head

children:
Allan L. Head

Shawn M. Head