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sculptor

Nancy Quint Schön, American sculptor. Virginia Center for Creative Arts fellow, 1983; recipient Historic Neighborhood Foundation award for public art, Boston, 1988, Boston Preservation Alliance award for public art, 1988, certified of recognition, City of Boston, 1988.

Background

Schön, Nancy Quint was born on September 24, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Harry and Celia Roth (Gross) Quint.

Education

Diploma with honours, Boston Museum School, 1953. Bachelor in Sociology, Tufts University, 1953.

Career

Teaching fellow, Boston Museum School, 1955. Appointee, Governor's Council on Arts and Humanities, Boston, 1972, Governor's Task Force on Arts, Boston, 1982. Member Newton (Massachusetts) Art Cultural Affairs Committee, 1973.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Bronze sculptor, one-woman shows many in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Florida, Rhode Island, and Israel. Commissioned sculptures include: Boston, Boston Public Gardens, Maimonides School, Brookline, Massachusetts, Kuriansky Pavillion, Fairfield, Connecticut, Sweet Briar (Virginia) College, Newton Free Library., 1991, Novodevichy Park, Moscow, 1991.

      Numerous others. Represented in numerous United States galleries.

Membership

Board of directors, vice president, For Sight Foundation, Boston, 1975. President of the board directors, Carroll Center for Blind, Newton, 1976. Founder, Public Media Foundation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1978.

Board visitors, Newton Free Library, 1988.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, jogging, gardening.

Connections

Married Donald Alan Schön, December 20, 1952. Children: Ellen, Andrew, Elizabeth, Susan.

father:
Harry Quint

mother:
Celia Roth (Gross) Quint

spouse:
Donald Alan Schön

children:
Ellen Schön

Andrew Schön

Elizabeth Schön

Susan Schön