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artist , art educator

Virginia Jean Marsh, American art educator, artist. University fellow Ohio State University, 1967. Member commission for Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Dallas; Member National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts, Texas Clay Art Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Marsh, Virginia Jean was born on August 13, 1945 in Sherman, Texas, United States. Daughter of Elmer Leonard Nelson and Marilynn (Griffith) Stein.

Education

AB, DePauw University, 1967. Master of Fine Arts, Ohio State University, 1969.

Career

Associate professor fine arts University Louisville, 1975—2010. Visiting artist, adjunct instructor University Dallas, Irving, Texas, since 2010. Clay advisor Craft Guild Dallas.

Artist in residence Banff (Canada) Centre School of Fine Arts, 1984. Workshop instructor Arrowmont School Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 1984, 86. Editorial advisor Chilton Book Company, Radnor, Pennsylvania.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited pottery in numerous group shows including Functional Ceramics Invitational, 1975, 80, 83, 93, 2006, Bendigo Pottery International Award, Melbourne, Australia, 1977, Concorso Internazionale del Arte Ceramica, Faenza, Italy, 1979, International Cone Box Show, 1995, Virtual Ceramics, 1995, Strictly Functional Pottery National, 1996, 2008, 21st Century Ceramics, 2003, Shino Redux, 2010, Vasefinder, 2010. One-woman shows include Greenwich HousePottery, New York City, 1978, Earlham College, Images Friedman Gallery, Louisville, 1994. Work represented in a permanent collection include Smithsonian Institute, Washington.

      Architectural commissions include Interfaith Chapel and Our Lord Woods New Harmony Inn, Indiana, First Unitarian Church, Louisville, Mount St. Francis Conventual Friary, Indiana, Douglass Boulevard Christian Church, Louisville.

Membership

Member commission for Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Dallas. Member National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts, Texas Clay Art Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married E. Thomas Marsh, December 27, 1968 (deceased 1991). Children: Rebekah, Nathan.

father:
Elmer Leonard Nelson Stein

mother:
Marilynn (Griffith) Stein

spouse:
E. Thomas Marsh

children:
Rebekah Marsh

Nathan Marsh