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art educator

Shirley Luke Schnell, American Art educator. MacDowell Colony fellow, 1976; 1st Missouri Arts Council grantee, 1977, Alliance of Indiana Colls. of Art grantee, 1982, Andrew W. Mellon grantee, 1986, 89. Contributing member Democratic National Committee, since 1984; coordinator, participant Kansas Missouri Public television Print Portfolio, since 1989; active Public Citizen Foundation, since 1984, Friends of Jung, Kansas City, 1990.

Background

Schnell, Shirley Luke was born on January 17, 1937 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Hjalmar and Dorothy Ruth (Ledwein) Luke.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minneapolis College Art & Design, 1958;Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1963.

Career

Artist, Northwestern Bell Telephone –°ompany, Minneapolis, 1957-1958;artist, Federal Reserve Bank Minneapolis, 1958-1960;instructor, Minneapolis College Art & Design, 1962-1965;instructor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1963-1964;professor, Kansas Missouri The Art Institute of Chicago, since 1966.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-person show Galveston (Texas) Arts Center, 1977, Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, 1996, Gwenda Jay Gallery, Chicago, 1996, Flora 96, Chicago, 1996. Group exhibitions include Walker Art Center Biennale, Minneapolis, 1966, Nelson Atkins Museum Art, Kansas City, Missouri, 1966, City Art Museum St. Louis, 1966, Krannert Art Museum, Bloomington, Indiana, 1976, William Crapo Gallery, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1982, Mulvane Art Center, Topeka, Kansas, 1982, Pinnacle Gallery, Rochester, New York, 1985, Osaka (Japan) College Art, 1986, United States of America Invitational Easter at the White House, 1987, Leedy-Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, 1988, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, 1992, 94, Toward Earth Community: Ecology, Native Wisdon and Spirituality International Transpersonal Association, International Art Exhibition, Killarney, Company Kerry, Ireland, others. Permanent collections include Nelson-Atkins Museum Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, State History Society Missouri.

Membership

Contributing member Democratic National Committee, since 1984. Coordinator, participant Kansas City (Missouri) Public television Print Portfolio, since 1989. Active Public Citizen Foundation, since 1984, Friends of Jung, Kansas City, 1990.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, traveling.

Connections

Married Lloyd William Schnell, August 26, 1961.

father:
Hjalmar Luke

mother:
Dorothy Ruth (Ledwein) Luke

spouse:
Lloyd William Schnell