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artist , Arts administrator

Valerie Lynn Watson, American artist, arts administrator. Certified art specialist K-12, Maryland. Grantee Individual Artist award in painting Maryland State Arts Council, 1996, Trailblazer award Prince George's Community College, 2000, Pathfinder award, 1999, Governors Citation of Merit State of Maryland, 1996, Fish Out of Water Public Art Commission, Balimore, 2001.

Background

Watson, Valerie Lynn was born on February 13, 1945 in Olney, Maryland, United States. Daughter of Frank Edwin Moody and Marion Elizabeth Timmis.

Education

Bachelor in Art Education, Towson (Maryland) University, 1967. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, 1993.

Career

Art teacher Anne Arundel County Public Schools, 1967-1972, Prince Georges County Schools, 1973. Public relations writer, editor Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Washington, 1983-1988. Art specialist Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Riverdale, Maryland, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Certified art specialist K-12, Maryland.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, writer The Spotlight, 1985 (Best magazine cover).

Membership

Honorary member Mayor's Arts Advisory Board, Greenbelt, Maryland, since 1989. Board directors Westchester Park Condomium Association, College Park, 1995-1999. Member National Association of Museum Exhibitors.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, gardening, reading, photography.

Connections

Married George Donald Watson, February 10, 1968.

father:
Frank Edwin Moody

mother:
Marion Elizabeth Timmis

spouse:
George Donald Watson