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Signe Margaret Stuart, American artist. National Education Association painting fellow, 1976; artist fellowship South Dakota Arts Council, 1986; artist residency U-Cross Foundation, 1990, Kansas State University, 1991.


Stuart, Signe Margaret was born on December 3, 1937 in New London, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Carl Einar and Anna Louise (Gustafson) Nelson.


Student, Yale-Norfolk Art School, 1959. Bachelor, University Connecticut, 1959. Master of Arts, University New Mexico, 1961.


Professor of art South Dakota State University, Brookings, 1970-1994. Independent artist Santa Fe, since 1994. Artist-in-residence Grinnell College, 2001.


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    • One-woman shows included in Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, 1972, Montgomery Museum Art, Alabama, 1977, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota, 1990, South Dakota Art Museum, 1995, 2005, Washington Pavilion for Art, 2005. Exhibited in group shows at Swedish American Institute, 1995, Cedar Rapids Art Museum, 1998, Nordic Art Museum, 1998, NMex Museum Fine Arts, 2000, 04, Faulconer Art Gallery, 2001, Albuquerque Art Museum, 2003, 05, Joslyn Art Museum, 2005. Muralist: Landwave, 1977, Dakota Loft, 1985.

      Juror Manitoba, Canada, Arts Council, 1992, 93, WESTAF, Santa Fe, 1996.


Married Joseph Martin Stuart. 1 child, Lise Nelson Stuart.

Carl Einar Nelson

Anna Louise (Gustafson) Nelson

Joseph Martin Stuart

Lise Nelson Stuart