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Millicent Ford Creech Edit Profile

artist

Millicent Ford Creech, American artist. Recipient 1st award Woman's Club Louisville, 1968, 74, 78.

Background

Creech, Millicent Ford was born on September 6, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Conway Charles and Kathleene Doyle Ford.

Education

Student, Bennett College, 1956. Student, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1959. Student, Memphis College Art, 1960.

Student, Louisville School Art, 1969.

Career

Staff artist Boatright, Bailey & Huckaba, Memphis, 1959-1961. 18th Century antique dealer M. Ford Creech Antiques, since 1996. Portrait artist Portraits Incorporated, New York York City, 1989—1997.

Speaker Madonna Circuit Antique Show, Memphis, 1998, Memphis, 2000, Antiquarian/Dixon Gallery, Memphis, 1999—2009, Longue Vue Gallery and Gardens, New Orleans, 2002, Brooks Museum, Memphis, 2003—2005, Memphis, 2005. Consultant, appraiser, teacher Palladio Antique Marketplace, 1998—2004, M. Ford Creach Antiques & Fine Arts, since 2004. Teacher in field; cataloger for numerous auction houses in 18th century ceramics.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing writer: At Home in Memphis Magazine, Art & Antiques Magazine.

Membership

Volunteer Louisville Crisis/Information Center, 1972-1973. Board member Big Brothers/Sisters American, Louisville, 1973. Filmmaker, speaker Year of Child various organizations including Episcopal Diocese Kentucky, Louisville, 1978-1979.

Member of Dixon Galleries and Gardens, Brooks Museum, Decorative Arts Trust, Silver Spoons Club England, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club (honorable mention 1976, Metropolitan Museum award 1981).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, sewing, reading.

Connections

Married William Briggs Creech, March 18, 1961 (divorced April 1974). 1 child, Norwood Ford.

father:
Conway Charles

mother:
Kathleene Doyle Ford

spouse:
William Briggs Creech

child:
Norwood Ford Creech