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Sandra Jean Gierke, American Artist. Recipient Clusmann prize Chicago and Vicinity The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1959, John G. Curtis prize, 1960, 1st award 6th Arizona Annual Phoenix Art Museum, 1964, 7th Arizona Annual, 1965; Yale Norfolk summer fellow Yale University, Norfolk, 1959. Member Chicago Artist Coalition, University of Illinois Alumni Association.

Background

Gierke, Sandra Jean was born on April 17, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of William H. and Margaret F. Gierke.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Illinois, 1959;Master of Fine Arts, University of Illinois, 1961;postgraduate, Arizona State University, 1964;postgraduate, School of The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1971-1972.

Career

Art instructor, U. Omaha, 1962-1963;art instructor, Chicago Academy Fine Arts, 1968-1976;art instructor, William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois, 1975;art instructor, School of The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1978-1980;artist-in-residence III, U. Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, summer 1978;art instructor, Columbia College, Chicago, 1979;art instructor, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, 1990-1992. Member Art Rental and Sales Gallery, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1959-1961, 67-88. Founding member Artemisia Gallery/Fund, 1973.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Group shows include First Federal Gallery, Chicago, 1971, Arlington Heights (Illinois) Meml Library., 1972, Deerpath Art Gallery, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1972, Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, Illinois, 1972, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, 1977, 88, Foy Gallery, Statesboro, Georgia, 1978-1980, Evanston (Illinois) Art Center, 1980. Other exhibitions include Union League Art Show, Union League Club, Chicago, 1961, 76, 89, New Horizons in Art Exhibition, Chicago, 1971, 73, 76, two-person show Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, 1974, 75, Metropolitan Structures, Chgo.

      And vicinity, 1974, Art Institute Chicago, 1959, 60, 73, others. Represented in permanent collection at Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University Nebraska, Lincoln. Also numerous private and corporation collections.

Membership

Member Chicago Artist Coalition, University of Illinois Alumni Association.

Connections

father:
William H.

mother:
Margaret F. Gierke