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artist , art educator

Vanda Chandler McCormick, American art educator, artist. Certified art education teacher, Mississippi, K-8 elementary education teacher, Mississippi. Recipient 3d award for painting Wiregrass Museum of Art, 1992, Purchase award Southern Mississippi Art Association, 1991, Third place for sculpture Southern Mississippi Art Association, 1992.

Background

McCormick, Vanda Chandler was born on June 21, 1955 in Gulfport, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Artis Pennington and Jimmaleen (Davidson) Chandler.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, William Carey College, 1985; Master of Education in Art, William Carey College, 1994.

Career

Freelance artist, Gulfport, Mississippi, 1985-1989; graphic artist, Gayfers, Biloxi, Mississippi, 1989-1990; elementary art teacher, Biloxi Public Schools, since 1990. Subordinate teacher Biloxi Public Schools, 1985-1989.

Achievements

  • Certified art education teacher, Mississippi, K-8 elementary education teacher, Mississippi.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

Views

Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

Membership

Member Artwave (charter, chairman 1985-1994, Merit award 1992), Ocean Springs Art Association (Merit award 1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art, reading.

Connections

Married Frank David McCormick.

father:
Artis Pennington Chandler

mother:
Jimmaleen (Davidson) Chandler

spouse:
Frank David McCormick.