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artist , poet

Virginia Milne Fry, American artist, poet.


Fry, Virginia Milne was born on June 14, 1929 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Stewart James and Cora Woodward Milne.


Master of Arts, American University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1980. Graduate in Technology Illustration, Columbia Technology Institute, Arlington, Virginia, 1969.


Technology illustrator Dames & Moore Environmental Engineering Consultant, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1973.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book of poems and prints) Things Done Alone, (book of poetry) Best Poems of 1988, (poetry in magazine) The Podium, 2007, The Alembic, 2008, Slipstream, 2007, Riversedge, Distillery and Quercus Review, 2009, (poems) The Griffin, 2009, (poetry books) Basking Sharks. Author: (illustrator) (book). Exhibited in group shows at Ohio State Fair Professional Division, West Annapolis Gallery, Maryland, St. John's College, Annapolis, Columbus Museum Art, Copley Society, Boston, Columbus Art League Exhibitions, Columbus Cultural Art Center, one-woman shows include Zanesville Art Center, Ohio, Mount Carmel Hospital East, Columbus, Capital University, Franklin University, Canal House Gallery, Washington, Cosmos Club, DC, Online Computerized Library.

      Center, Dublin, Ohio, Maplewood Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland, 2005, First Presbyterian Church, Annapolis, exhibitions include National Naval Hospital, Cancer Surgical Ward, Bethesda, Free Press, Annapolis.


Leader Girl Scouts American, Bethesda, Maryland, 1962—1963. Recording studio narrator Maryland Library. Blind, Baltimore, 1992—2003.

Intensive Care Unit volunteer Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, 1980—1985. Volunteer Shelter Homeless, Annapolis, Maryland, 2001—2010, Anne Arundel Literacy Council. President Ohio State University Women's Club Poetry Group, Columbus, 1985—1992.

Member of American Association of University Women, Academy American Poets, Annapolis Chorale, Annapolis Dragon Boat Club, Annapolis Kiwanis Club (president 1997-1998, Distinguished 1998).


  • Other Interests

    Choir singing, tutoring.


Married Donald Lewis Fry, September 13, 1947 (divorced February 1992). Children: Donald Stewart, Ronald Sinclair, Heather Fry Raymond, Laurel Fry Erickson.

Stewart James

Cora Woodward Milne

Donald Lewis Fry

Ronald Sinclair Fry

Laurel Fry Erickson Fry

Donald Stewart Fry

Heather Fry Raymond Fry