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Sarah Smith Howell, American author, artist. Member of Williamson County Arts Council, Tennessee Nature Conservancy, Nashville Home Economics Association, Nashville Home Economics Association, Tennessee Artist Craftsmen Association, Nashville Artist Guild, Cheekwood Fine Arts Center.

Background

Howell, Sarah Smith was born on March 18, 1929 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Daughter of William Lofton and Sarah Berta (Masters) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, U. Louisville, 1951. Master of Science, U. Tennessee, 1967. Postgraduate U. Alabama, Samford U., David LipscombColl., Arrowmont School Arts and Crafts, U. Tennessee (Nashville).

Career

Art therapist, teacher behavior modification Nashville Evaluation Center,1968-1969. Home economist utilities, 1954-1956, 63-64. Dietitian Nashville General and Kentucky Baptist hospitals, 1951-1952, 57-59.

Regular participant in craft feature Noon Show, television, 1978. Author, artist, Franklin, Tennessee, 1969^. Activities director Belmont Plaza Retirement Center, 1980-1981.

Nutritionist Tennessee Department Health and Environmental, 1983-1985, educational consultant, 1985-1995;advisory board Tennessee Committee Arts for Handicapped, 1985. Weaving exhibited Tennessee State Museum Archives. Premier exhibitor Middle Tennessee Committee Women in the Arts, 1991.

One-woman show Botanic Hall Cheekwood Botanical and Fine Art Center, Nashville, 1992. Charter member Williamson County Heart Association. Advisory board Tennessee Committee Arts for Handicapped.

Active Nashville Nutrition Council. Past chair board directors Very Special Arts Tennessee, chair, 1990-1991. Leader HEAR Group.

Religion

In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose the right path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith believers voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

Membership

Member Nashville Artist Guild (past president, director), Tennessee Artist Craftsmen Association, Nashville Home Economics Association, Tennessee Association Craft Artists, National Museum Women in Arts, U. Louisville Middle Tennessee Alumni Association (treasurer), Grossmere Museum Women in Arts, National Nature Conservancy, Tennessee Nature Conservancy, Williamson County Arts Council. Clubs: Cheekwood Fine Arts Center.

Connections

Married A. Crawford Howell, March 18, 1949. 1 child, Cynthia Ann Howell Saunders.

father:
William Lofton Smith

mother:
Sarah Berta (Masters) Smith

spouse:
A. Crawford Howell

child:
Cynthia Ann Howell Saunders Howell