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sculptor

Storm Diana Townsend, British, American sculptor. Certified art teacher. Recipient First Prize Sculpture award New Mexico Art League Exhibition, 1966; Resident fellow Jajasan Siswa Lokantara of Indonesia, 1960-1961, Huntington Hartford Foundation, 1963, Helen Wurlitzer Foundation, 1964; grantee London County Council, 1959.

Background

Townsend, Storm Diana was born on August 31, 1937 in London. Came to the United States, 1963. Daughter of Douglas Arthur and Winnifred Lilian (Collinson) Townsend.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, London University, 1955. Master of Fine Arts, national diploma in design, London University, 1962.

Career

Instructor basic sculpture and ceramics, Marlebone Institute, England, 1962;technical assistant, Nambe Mills Bronze Foundry, Santa Fe, 1968-1970;technical assistant, Shidoni Bronze Foundry, Santa Fe, 1970-1974;instructor sculpture, College Santa Fe, 1974-1975;instructor sculpture, U. Albuquerque, 1976-1978;instructor basic design 2 and 3 dimensional, U. Albuquerque, 1979-1983;instructor adult beginning drawing, Albuquerque Arts Center, 1977-1978;instructor private studio classes, 1977-1978;instructor adult beginning and intermediate sculpture, U. New Mexico Community College, 1979-1983. Contractor to mold and cast dinosaur, fossil, and skeleton's for New Mexico Museum Natural History, 1986, 87, 88, 91.

Achievements

  • Certified art teacher.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Joya de Taos Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, 1965, Maitland-Stokes Gallery, Santa Fe, 1966, West Gallery, Santa Fe, 1970, Gallery Marquis, Denver, 1972, Discovery Gallery, Santa Fe, 1975, Gallery Eleven, Lubbock, Texas, 1976, Kimo Gallery, Albuquerque, 1984, American Institute Architects, New Mexico, 1991. Exhibited in group shows at Fine Arts Museum New Mexico, Santa Fe, 1972, 1976, Atlanta Arts Museum, 1982, Salmagundi Club, New York City, 1984, Gallery 16 East, New York City, 1986, N.M.S.F. Fine Arts Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1987, College of Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1988, Governor Gallery State Capital, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1989, Rio Grande Outdoor Sculpture Show, New Mexico, 1991 and others. Represented in permanent collections Genesse County Museum, Rochester, New York, 1983, City of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1983, Sunwest Bank, New Mexico, 1988.

Connections

father:
Douglas Arthur Townsend

mother:
Winnifred Lilian (Collinson) Townsend