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Penny McManigal, American artist. Achievements include creation of world's first interactive Internet cyberquilt; creation of many new forms of interactive LiveArt.

Background

McManigal, Penny was born in 1936 in Orange, California, United States. Daughter of Howard R. and Helen L. Hineman.

Education

Bachelor, Pomona College, 1958.

Career

Teacher Fern Doctor Elementary School, Fullerton, California, 1958—1959, Springhill Elementary, Lafayette, 1959—1963. Master teacher San Jose State University, 1962—1963. Teacher-writer art curriculum Eastbluff Elementary, Newport Beach, 1974—1979.

Member faculty Social Artistry Summer Leadership Conference, Southern Oregon University, 2003. Speaker arts Dallas 3rd International Peace Conference, Texas, 2007. Co-founder, board member Sophia Women's World Conference, 2007.

Facilitator Trans-Partisan Politics conference, Irvine, California, 2008. Presenter in field; commission clark Nevada Elementary School District ORFF Music Festival, 2010.

Achievements

  • Achievements include creation of world's first interactive Internet cyberquilt. Creation of many new forms of interactive LiveArt.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Newport Beach Civic Center Gallery, California, 1966, Sherman Gardens Gallery, Corona del Mar, California, 1967, Pomona College, Claremont, California, 1979, Galerie France, Bordeaux, 1982, Civic Center Gallery, Buena Park, California, 1984, Pennswood Gallery, Newtown, Pennsylvania, 1990, International Museum 20th Century Art & Culture, Laguna Beach, California, 1991, University California, Irvine, 1992, The Beckman Center, Irvine, California, 1993, Peace Tent, United Nations 4th non-governmental organization World Conference on Women, China, 1995, Claremont Forum Gallery, Claremont, California, 1999, California State University, Long Beach, 2000, United Nations Church Center, New York City, 2002, St. Paul's Chapel, 2002, numerous international locations, world co-creative interactive project Weaving the Dream!, 1997—2003, Founder's Hall Gallery, Soka University, Aliso Viejo, California, 2005-2006, The Costa Mesa Country Club, California, New York City Phoenix Bird Dream Catcher (interactive sculpture) United Nations Church Center, New York City, 2002, exhibited in group shows at Montana Gallery, Pomona College, Claremont, 1989, City of San Diego-Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Cultural Exchange, 1990, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California, 1994, Anaheim Museum, California, 1999, Los Angeles County Fair, Education Building, 2000, dA Gallery, Pomona, California, 2001, 2002, Gather the Women Interactve Art, Victoria, Canada, 2006, Newport Beach Centennial, California, 2006, Peace for Our Children painting presented to Mikhail Gorbachev, President George Heriot-Watt University Bush, Desmond Tutu, others, work featured in, Magnet Magazine, England, 2006, Ododeiktes Magazine, Greece, 2006, commissioned work, Victoria Elementary School, Newport-Mesa, California, 2008, Interactive LiveArt Labyrinth re Chartres Cathedral Chartres, France, 2009. Contributor poems public to professional journal. Photographer (art cultural festival) Sophia Women World Conference, Bulgaria, 2008 (named Artistic Ambassador, 2008), commissioned illustrator (book) Character Champions, 2010, photographer Ways Women Lead World Program.

Membership

Artistic ambassador People to People International, 2000. Member National Charity League, Newport Harbor, California, 1977—1983. Speaker California State Long Beach, Art Affiliates, 1991, Rembrandt Club, Pomona College, 1996, Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California, 1999, Claremont Forum, Claremont, 1999, The People's Network Television, Dallas, 1996, Presbyterian Western Synod, San Diego, 1996, Social Artistry Summer Leadership Conference, Southern Oregon University, 2003, 3rd International Peace Conference, Dallas, 2007.

Planning committee The Millionth Circuit, since 2001, Gather the Women International Congress, San Francisco, 2003, Dallas, 2004, Using Art as a Daily Meditation, Dallas, 2004. Co-founder Orange County Circle Gatherings, since 2004. Member Newport Beach City Arts Committee, 1965—1971.

Co-chair Newport Beach City Arts Festival, 1970. Member Pomona College Alumni Council, 1978—1982. Delegate Pathways to Peace United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, 2008.

Art work commission National Blue Ribbon School, Victoria Elementary School, California, 2008. Founding member, president Ways Women Lead, International. Delegate and group co-creative leader United Nations 4th non-governmental organization World Conference on Women, China, 1995.

Representative non-governmental organization Pathways to Peace United Nations Department Public Information/non-governmental organization Conference, 2002. Delegate and group co-creative leader United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, New York, 2002, delegate co-leader Millionth Circuit, 2002. Co-founder, moderator potential 5th Women's World Conference, 2004, coordinator NGOS.

Delegate Commission on Status of Women, 2007. Chairman Pomona College 50th Class-1958 Reunion, Claremont, California, 2008. Organiser non-governmental organization Pathways to Peace Sophia Delaware, United Nations Commission Status Women, 2009.

City arts commissioner City of Newport Beach, 1966—1971. Founding member, president Parents Who Care, 1982—1986. Member of Orange County Circle Gatherings, Southern California Artist Association, The Millionth Circle, Conveners, National Museum of Women in the Arts, International Gather the Women, Newport Harbor Service League, International Society Poets.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Genealogy, writing, travel, poetry.

Connections

Married Paul G. McManigal, August 22, 1959. Children: Lisa Anne, Scott Paul.

father:
Howard R.

mother:
Helen L. Hineman

spouse:
Paul G. McManigal

children:
Lisa Anne McManigal

Scott Paul McManigal