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artist , educator , writer

Rachel Gobbel Norment, American artist, educator, writer. Group facilitator Dreamwork, since 1994; facilitator International Association for the Study of Dreams Healing Power Dreams Project; Member of Central Virginia Watercolor Guild, Southern Watercolor Society, Virginia Watercolor Society (vice president 1994-1995, president 1996-1997), International Association Study of Dreams, Zeta Tau Alpha.

Background

Norment, Rachel Gobbel was born on April 3, 1934 in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Luther Lafayette and Marcia (Russell) Gobbel.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in English, Rhodes College, 1955. Master of Arts in Art Education, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, 1956.

Career

Teacher arts and crafts Bainbridge Junior High School, Richmond, Virginia, 1956—1957. Teacher 3d grade E.S.H. Greene School, Chesterfield County, 1957—1959. Teacher 2d & 3d grade Cameron Park School, Hillsborough, North Carolina, 1962—1964.

Art instructor Southside Virginia Community College, various locations, 1972—1982. Instructor watercolor painting Southside Virginia Community College, Keysville, 1989, Keysville, 91, Keysville, 95, Reynolds Homestead, Critz, Virginia, 1989, Critz, 91, Central Virginia Watercolor Guild, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1998, Buckingham Arts Center, Virginia, 1991, Fluvanna Art Association, Fork Union, Virginia, 1985, Fork Union, 97. Lecturer in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, 1968-1972, 1974, 1977, 1980-1981, 1984, 1986, 1994, Virginia National Bank, Farmville, 1968-1969, 1971, 1973, Southside Community Hospital, 1970-1971, 1973, 1975, Southside Virginia Community College, Keysville, 1972, 1979, Citizens Savings and Loan, Farmville, 1973-1976, 1982, The Palette Gallery, Christiansburg, Virginia, 1974-1976, Fortnightly Club, Chase City, Virginia, 1975, Fidelity American Bank, Centerville, Virginia, 1977, Farmville, 1979, Central Fidelity Bank, 1981, Westminster-Canterbury House, Richmond, Virginia, 1981, 1987, Piedmont Geriatric Hospital, Crewe, Virginia, 1982, University Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, 1983, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, 1990, Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Virginia, 1990, Fluvanna County Library., 1998, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1999, Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge, Charlottesville, 2000, numerous invitational and juried group exhibitions, Represented in permanent collections Hampden-Sydney College, Longwood University, Greensboro College, Virginia Episcopalian School, Westtown School, Ethyl Corporation. Author: Guided by Dreams: Breast Cancer, Dreams, and Transformation.

      Contributor articles to area newspapers, to professional journals. Lecturer, workshop facilitator.

Membership

Group facilitator Dreamwork, since 1994. Facilitator International Association for the Study of Dreams Healing Power Dreams Project. Member of Central Virginia Watercolor Guild, Southern Watercolor Society, Virginia Watercolor Society (vice president 1994-1995, president 1996-1997), International Association Study of Dreams, Zeta Tau Alpha.

Connections

Married Owen Lennon Norment, Junior, December 21, 1957. Children: Marcia Lynnette, Russell Owen.

father:
Luther Lafayette Gobbel

mother:
Marcia (Russell) Gobbel

spouse:
Owen Lennon Norment

children:
Marcia Lynnette Norment

Russell Owen Norment