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art educator

Winifred May Spencer, American art educator. Certified commercial art, K-12 art, English/journalism teacher. Invited United States-China Joint Conference on Education, Citizen Ambassador Program People to People International, 1992, United States-Spain Joint Conference on Education, 1995.

Background

Spencer, Winifred May was born on October 7, 1938 in Tulsa. Daughter of Len and Madge (Scofield) Spencer.

Education

Bachelor in Commercial Art, University Tulsa, 1961.

Career

Freelance commercial artist, Tulsa, 1962-1963. Art/science educator Pleasant Porter Elementary, 1963-1965. Art educator, supervising teacher Kendall Elementary Kendall Elementary, 1965-1970.

Art educator, team leader pilot program Bunche Elementary, 1970-1975. Art educator Carnegie Elementary, 1975-1981. Art educator, fine arts department chair Foster Junior High, 1982-1983, Foster Middle School, 1983-1997.

Freelance commercial artist, photographer Tulsa, 1997—2002. Judge Oklahoma Wildlife Arts Festival, Oklahoma Wildlife Association, Tulsa, 1988. Supervising teacher, teacher training University Tulsa, 1965-1970, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Okla, 1965-1970.

President Tulsa Elementary Art Teachers, Tulsa Public Schools, 1967-1968, curriculum writing/curriculum consultant, 1970-1975, 91—. Coordinator summer arts/artists in the schools program Teacher Advisory Board, Summer Arts Tulsa Arts and Humanities Council, 1986-1994.

Achievements

  • Certified commercial art, K-12 art, English/journalism teacher.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at Tulsa City-County Central Library., 1989, Philbrook Art Museum, 1993-1994, Gillies Art Show, Gilcrease Museum, 1999.

Membership

Member Republican National Committee, 1994-1996, 2000. Art advisory Parent-Teachers Association, Tulsa, since 1970. Member Christian Science Church, Tulsa, 1960-2002.

Member task force on cultural affairs Tulsa Goals for Tomorrow, 1995-1998. Delegate Arts Education Summit Arts at the Core of Learning: Organizing for Action, Arts and Humanities Council, Tulsa, 1998. Member Gillies docent program Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, 1999, 2000, 2001.

Member American Association of University Women, National Education Association, Oklahoma Education Association, Oklahoma Middle Level Education Association (delegate 1994), National Art Education Association (delegate 1992, 94, 96), Oklahoma Art Education Association, International Platform Association, Library. of Congress Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

father:
Len Spencer

mother:
Madge (Scofield) Spencer