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artist , therapist , art educator

Mercedes Joy Treviño, Mexican, American artist, art educator, therapist. Named One of 25 Leading Women Executives in Southwest Florida, American Telephone & Telegraph Company & Florida Business Journal, 1985.


Treviño, Mercedes Joy was born on January 30, 1955 in Mexico City. Daughter of Manuel Treviño and Leora Ann Murphy.


Bachelor of Applied Arts, University Florida, 1979.


Admissions director Ringling School Art & Design, Sarasota, Florida, 1980-1984. Founder, director Thee Coffeehouse Art & Music, 1980-1985. President Art Services, since 1980.

Vice president public relations marketing Station WWZZ, 1985-1989. Associate director, director public relations Girls Inc., Sarasota, 1990-1993. Instructor Family's Creative Workshops Art & Healing School, Mercedes Treviño School Art and Alternative Healing, Sarasota.

Consultant director Differently Abled Persons, Sarasota, since 1994. Art judge Sarasota Centennial Youth Art Exhibits, 1990, Florida State Fair Authority, Tampa.


  • Other Work

    • Art exhibits, New York City, Washington. Editor, artist: The Arts Guide, 1987. Editor Featherweight, 1996.


Active Amnesty International, New York City, since 1980, Women's International League Peace and Freedom. Charter member Advisory Commission Status of Women, Sarasota. Board directors Mental Health Association, Sarasota, 1988-1992.

Chairperson, board directors Women's Resource Center, Sarasota, since 1980. Member National Women's Caucus of Art, National Museum Women in Arts.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, travel, nature, art, music.


Children: Brittany M. Coe - Helmer

Manuel Treviño

Leora Ann Murphy