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Stephen D. Duren, American Artist. Recipient Best of Show Michigan Foundation/Arts, Battle Creek Art Center, Michigan, 1984, 88, 1st prize Grand Rapids Arts Council, 1986, Civil Aeronautics Administration Drawing award National Exhibit, American Art, Chautauqua, New York, 1987. speaker Grand Valley State University, Allendale, 1981, Muskegon Museum of Art, 1984, Acquinas College, Grand Rapids, 1992, Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1994.

Background

Duren, Stephen D. was born on April 8, 1948 in Fairfield, California, United States. Son of Donald and Ruth Lenore (Alley) Duren.

Education

Diploma, Defense Information School, Indianapolis, 1970; Bachelor of Fine Arts, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1974; Master of Arts, California State University, Sacramento, 1977.

Career

Assistant professor, Kendall College Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1979-1984; artist-in-residence, Oxvow Art Camp, Saugatuck, Michigan, 1984; artist-in-residence, Niangua Colony, Missouri, 1986; artist-in-residence, Ucross Foundation, Wyoming, 1988; artist-in-residence, Shoreline Arts Project, Muskegon, Michigan, 1989. Adjunct artist William James College, Allendale, Michigan, 1978, Muskegon Community College, 1978, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, 1984, 86.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-person shows include Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1994, Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, Michigan, 1995, Midland Art Center, Michigan, 1995, Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, Michigan, 1995, Patricia Carlisle Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1999, Urban Institute Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, 2000, Byron Roche Gallery, Chicago, 2000.

Membership

Speaker Grand Valley State University, Allendale, 1981, Muskegon Museum of Art, 1984, Acquinas College, Grand Rapids, 1992, Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1994. With United States Navy, 1968-1972.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: black and white photography, gardening.

Connections

Son of Donald and Ruth Lenore (Alley) D. M. Maureen Jo Dozeman, November 11, 1972 (divorced August 1986). Children: Adelle Meadow, Havalah Rose.

M. Victoria S. Peabody, August 25, 1995. 1 child, Lindsey McNeil.

father:
Donald Duren

mother:
Ruth Lenore (Alley) Duren

spouses:
Victoria S. Peabody

Maureen Jo Dozeman

children:
Havalah Rose Duren

Lindsey McNeil Duren

Adelle Meadow Duren