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artist , writer

Nita Ellen Shannon Leland, American artist, writer. Volunteer Building Bridges Juvenile Court, Dayton, 1987-1991, Otterbein Retirement Community, Lebanon, Ohio, 1975-1997. Member National Art Materials Trade Association, Society Layerists in MultiMedia, The Authors Guild, Western Ohio Watercolor Society.

Background

Leland, Nita Ellen Shannon was born on June 24, 1933 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Carl E. Shannon and Martha J. Spicer.

Education

Bachelor (honours), Otterbein College, 1955.

Career

Principal, owner Nita Leland Studio, Dayton, Ohio, since 1972. Public Moonflower Books, since 2000. With Hithergreen Senior Center Board, since 2008.

Workshop instructor in field.

Membership

Volunteer Building Bridges Juvenile Court, Dayton, 1987-1991, Otterbein Retirement Community, Lebanon, Ohio, 1975-1997. Member National Art Materials Trade Association, Society Layerists in MultiMedia, The Authors Guild, Western Ohio Watercolor Society.

Connections

Married Robert G. Leland, July 2, 1955. Children: Kurt, Carl, Wes, Kathleen.

father:
Carl E. Shannon

mother:
Martha J. Spicer

spouse:
Robert G. Leland

children:
Kurt Leland

Carl Leland

Kathleen Leland

Wes Leland