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Patricia St. John Danko Edit Profile

educator , visual artist , writer

Patricia St. John Danko, American Visual artist, writer, educator ( art: visiting, Writ., Educated)visual artist, writer, educator. Member Artists EquityAssn., Contemporary Arts Museum (Houston).


Danko, Patricia St. John was born on August 7, 1944 in Orange, Texas, United States. Daughter of George Milton and Rebecca Alice (McCoppin) Solomon.


Bachelor, Dominican College, Houston, 1965. Postgraduate, University Ibero-Americana, Mexico, 1965. Postgraduate, Michigan State University, 1965.

Postgraduate, Museum Fine Arts School, Houston, 1972. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Houston, 1979. Master of Education in Second Language Education, University Houston, 1982.


Teaching assistant Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1965. Volunteer Peace Corps, Chile, 1965—1968. Silkscreen apprentice, printer Atelier Zarate, Buenos Aires, 1969.

Teacher High School Orange Indiana School District, Texas, 1971, Houston Indiana School District, 1973. Instructor English Language Services, Houston, 1973—1975, English, Spanish, Inlingua Language Schools, 1976, Art League Houston, 1978—1981. Performance art writer Houston Art Scene, 1979—1984, editor, 1981—1984, managing editor, 1982—1983, executive editor, 1983—1984.

Acting Texas editor New Art Examiner, 1985—1986. Contributing editor Texas New Art Examiner, 1986—1988. Curriculum writer Houston Indiana School District, 1990—1991.

Curriculum writer, teacher Caminos Bilingues al Exito Federal Title VII Grants program Burbank Middle School, Houston, since 1996. Independent art history researcher, writer. Freelance writer, 1979—1985.


  • Other Work

    • Visual artist, public National Museum Women Arts, Washington, Library. And Research Archives, Washington, New York Feminist Art Institute, Equinox Theatre, Houston, Chomo Uri Collective, University Massachusetts, Memphis-Brooks Museum Art, Several Dancers Core School, Atlanta, McGlothlin Insurance Agency, Houston, Cameron Petroleum Company, Houston, Emdyne, Incorporated, Women's Studio Workshop, New York, designer Numerous Art Therapeutic Programs Children, designer and mask-maker Artistic and Theatrical Performances. Exhibitions include United States, Mexico and China.

      Designer, writer Bilingual Science Curriculum Houston Zoo, 1994.


Endowed chair, design and implement program immigrant and refugee children I Have a Dream Foundation, 1991—1992. Endowed chair, immigrant & refugee children Middle School Initiative Funds, Houston Indiana School District, 1992—1996. Teacher, curriculum writer Federal Title VII Grants Program Burbank Middle School, Houston, since 1996.

Member of Contemporary Arts Museum (Houston), Artists Equity Association.


Married Jim Danko, August 19, 1973 (deceased 1983).

George Milton Solomon

Rebecca Alice (McCoppin) Solomon

Jim Danko