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artist , art educator

Robert William Rhoades, American art educator, artist. Grantee Democratic Society grantee, Kern Union, Bakersfield, 1975, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, 1988, Education Excellence grantee, College of the Redwoods, Fort Bragg, 1991.

Background

Rhoades, Robert William was born on January 15, 1948 in Cleveland. Son of Robert and Nancy Rhoades.

Education

Bachelor, Duke University, 1970. Postgraduate, College Arts and Crafts, 1976—1978. Master of Fine Arts, University New Mexico, 1980.

Career

Instructor Foothill High School, Bakersfield, California, 1970—1976, California High School, San Ramon, 1976—1978. Artist, owner Graphflux Design, Oakland, 1976—1981. Professor, department chair College of the Redwoods, Fort Bragg, since 1981.

Artist, owenr Creekwood Studios, Mendocino, since 1998. Member superintendent council Kern Union High School District, Bakersfield, 1975—1977. Board press, vice president Mendocino County Artists Coalition, Ukiah, California, 1983—1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include, Misa, Japan, 1995, Wilkes Gallery, Mendocino, 1998, Pacific Echo, Philo, California, 2000, 2002, 2004.

Membership

Youth soccer coach Coast Youth Soccer League, Mendocino, 1986—1994. Troop leader Boy Scouts American, 1990—1994. Board president, member Sea Fair Road and Water Company, 1989—1995.

Director, instructor on painting & Museum tours to Paris, Florence, Rome, Venice, Nice. Member of Fort Bragg Art Center, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, Mendocino Art Center (trustee 1989-1992), College Art Association, Redwood Health Club, Theta Chi (alumnus, vice president 1967-1970).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, gardening, cooking.

Connections

Married Bronwyn Ford Rhoades, July 22, 1977. Children: Ryan, Chelsea.

father:
Robert Rhoades

mother:
Nancy Rhoades

spouse:
Bronwyn Ford Rhoades

children:
Ryan Rhoades

Chelsea Rhoades