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Merilynn Sue Gugel, American artist. Charter member National Museum Women in the Arts. Member Fairbanks Art Association (president, award), Umpqua Valley Arts Association (president, award), National Society Literature and the Arts, Willamette We. Artists Association.

Background

Gugel, Merilynn Sue was born on November 22, 1938 in Van Wert, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Merlin Harvey Smith and Margaret Ann Louise Miller.

Education

Studied with David Humphreys Miller, 1957. Student, University New Mexico, 1967. Student, University Alaska, 1971.

Career

Teacher art therapy American Red Cross, El Paso. Art teacher Shiva Paint Company, 1972-1974, Officers Club, El Paso, Fairbanks, Alaska, 1975-1980, Umpqua Community College, from 1975. Art teacher special arts, disabilities Umpqua Valley Arts Center.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Tolly's Art and Antiques, Oakland, Oregon, Art Mill Gallery, Roseburg, Oregon, Vision Gallery, Sutharlin, Umpqua Valley Art Center, Roseburg, 2004, Roseburg Art Center, 2004, Bend City Hall, Oregon, 2003, exhibited in group shows at Rickerts Gallery, Newport, Oregon, Fischer Galleries, Washington, Represented in permanent collections Baptist State Convention Building, Anchorage, Pioneer Hall of Fame, Burrough Public Library., Fairbanks, Alaska, Roseburg Forest Products, Trent Colleges, Washington, Oregon, Starfire Lumber, Marsha Leaptrout Collection, Ford Foundation, others.

Membership

Charter member National Museum Women in the Arts. Member Fairbanks Art Association (president, award), Umpqua Valley Arts Association (president, award), National Society Literature and the Arts, Willamette We. Artists Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, politics.

Connections

Married Lorenz Walter Gugel, December 28, 1959 (deceased 1980). Children: Scott, Craig, Kristina.

father:
Merlin Harvey Smith

mother:
Margaret Ann Louise Miller

spouse:
Lorenz Walter Gugel

children:
Scott Gugel

Craig Gugel

Kristina Gugel