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artist , educator

Vreda Paris, American artist, educator. Administrator for handicapped Moss Wood Park School, Oakland, 1967; creator graphic studio Walnut Creek (California) Art Center, 1968. Member College Art Association American.

Background

Paris, Vreda was born on March 20, 1928 in Manhattan, New York, United States. Daughter of Jacob and Sarah (Meltzer) Alpert.

Education

Bachelor, Pratt Institute, 1949. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Lone Mountain College, 1976.

Career

Associate professor California College Arts and Crafts, Oakland, 1964-1978. Private art teacher Orange Cove, California, 1978-1990. Assistant professor University California, Santa Barbara, 1969.

Creative director Ad Fried Associates, Oakland, 1965-1969. Art director Vernon Cash Associates, Oakland, 1969-1972. Lecturer University Sonora, Hermacillo, Mexico, 1970, University California, Berkeley, 1971.

Artist-in-residence University Nevada, Las Vegas, 1972-1973, Santa Rosa (California) Junior College, 1974-1975. Marketing consultant Zico Marketing, San Francisco, 1973-1975. Private practice art consultant, 1977-1979.

Presenter in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-person shows include Gumps Art Gallery, San Francisco, 1987, Merced (California) College, 1988, Banco de Patricios, Buenos Aires, 1988, Fresno (California) State University, 1996, numerous others. Group exhibitions include American Embassy, Buenos Aires, 1989, American Embassy, Santiago, Chile, 1989, Hilton Hotel Art Gallery, Buenos Aires, 1989, Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, 1989, numerous others. Represented in permanent collections including University Texas, Austin, Phoenix Art Museum, La Jolla (California) Museum, Fort Worth Museum Modern Art, numerous others.

Membership

Administrator for handicapped Moss Wood Park School, Oakland, 1967. Creator graphic studio Walnut Creek (California) Art Center, 1968. Member College Art Association American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation; citrus ranching.

Connections

Married Harold Persico Paris, March 20, 1953 (divorced May 1969). Married Vernon Clarence Zimmerman, August 26, 1972.

father:
Jacob Alpert

mother:
Sarah (Meltzer) Alpert

spouses:
Harold Persico Paris

Vernon Clarence Zimmerman