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Merilyn J. Smith Edit Profile

Art teacher

Merilyn J. Smith, American Art teacher. Fullbright exchange teacher United States of America Information Agency, 1986-1987. Member National Education Association, National Art Education Association, South Carolina. Art Education Association (secondary coordinator 1978-1979), South Carolina. Education Association, Aiken County Education Association.

Background

Smith, Merilyn J. was born on January 5, 1943 in Royston, Georgia, United States. Daughter of William W. and Ruth E. (Johnson) Johnson.

Education

Student, Oxford College, 1960-1962; student, Georgia State University, 1962-1964; Bachelor, La Grange College, 1967; Master of Arts, University of Southern California, 1978.

Career

Design and layout artist, Farm Record Book Company, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1968-1971; art teacher, North Augusta (South Carolina.) Hari Singh Gour, 1972-1976; art teacher, Aiken H.S., 1977-1980; art teacher, South Aiken H.S., since 1980. Co-director, co-creator Gateway (Gifted and Talented Education Artist Youth), Aiken, South Carolina., since 1985. Co-director Italian Sojourn program Aiken City School Dists.

Teacher seminar National Gallery Art, Washington, 1993, teacher intern program South Carolina. Governor School Arts, Greenville, South Carolina., 1982, 84.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor article to professional journals. One-woman shows include Etheredge Center, Aiken, South Carolina, 1995.

Membership

Member National Education Association, National Art Education Association, South Carolina. Art Education Association (secondary coordinator 1978-1979), South Carolina. Education Association, Aiken County Education Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: snowskiing, snorkeling, walking, traveling.

Connections

Married W. Calvin Smith, September 6, 1964. Children: Kymberley Louise Smith, Aimee Elizabeth Smith.

father:
William W. Johnson

mother:
Ruth E. (Johnson) Johnson

spouse:
W. Calvin Smith

children:
Aimee Elizabeth Smith

Kymberley Louise Smith