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Patricia Jo Gingell

art museum and arts administrator

Patricia Jo Gingell, art museum and arts administrator. Recipient Service award Church Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, 1988, Volunteer Service award County of Sonoma, 1988. Member Art Union (Sonoma State University chapter).


Gingell, Patricia Jo was born on March 20, 1946 in Bethesda, Maryland, United States. Daughter of Thomas Henry and Priscilla Alden (Tibbals) Gingell.


Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies, Allan Hancock Junior College, 1967. Bachelor in English, University California, Santa Barbara, 1985. Postgraduate, Sonoma State University, 1989.


Administrative assistant Education Abroad Program University California, Santa Barbara, 1984-1985, art director Summer Art Program, 1985. Office assistant Sonoma State University Art Gallery, Rohnert Park, California, 1987-1989. Administrator California Museum Art, Santa Rosa, 1988-1990.

Assistant to director Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County, since 1990. Co-editor newsletter Highlighter: Educational Opportunity Program, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, 1987-1988.


  • Playwrite: If It Hadn't Happened That Way, 1988 (Outstanding Script award 1988). Executed mural The Journey, 1987-1988.


Human beings are made in the image of God literally and physically, not just morally.


Member Art Union (Sonoma State University chapter).


  • Other Interests

    Creative writing, painter.


Married Willard Edwards Junior, May 14, 1966 (divorced March 1984). Children: Arthur, Thomas, Adam, Leanna.