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artist , Art gallery director

Virginia Alice Dorn, American artist, art gallery director. Recipient Lifetime Achievement award Women's Caucus for Art, 1996. Member San Francisco Women Artists (board directors, fund raiser, manager, instructor, coordinator), Oakland Art Association, Valley Art Association, Berkeley Art Center, East Bay Women Artists.

Background

Dorn, Virginia Alice was born on June 22, 1916 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Raymond Edwin and Ruth Virginia (Nylander) Henneman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, 1937.

Career

Manager medical laboratory, Orinda, California, 1955-1961; instructor art, Orinda Civic Center, 1980-1981; manager, teacher, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One woman shows include Lucien LaBaudt Gallery, San Francisco, 1975, St. Paul's Towers, Oakland, California, 1976, Contemporary Arts, Berkeley, California, 1977, 80, Trinity Gallery, Berkeley, 1982, Valley Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, California, 1982, University Club, San Francisco, 1983, Holy Names College Gallery, Oakland, 1987, Wellness Community Gallery, Walnut Creek, 1991, Vincent's Ear Gallery, Orinda, California, 1994, also many juried and invitational shows in California. Represented by San Francisco Women Artists Gallery and East Bay Royal Ground Gallery, Oakland, California.

Membership

Member San Francisco Women Artists (board directors, fund raiser, manager, instructor, coordinator), Oakland Art Association, Valley Art Association, Berkeley Art Center, East Bay Women Artists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, music.

Connections

Married John Emil Dorn, February 22, 1937 (deceased September 1971). Children: John Robert, Michael Raymond.

father:
Raymond Edwin Henneman

mother:
Ruth Virginia (Nylander) Henneman

spouse:
John Emil Dorn

child:
Michael Raymond Dorn

child:
John Robert Dorn