Jean Stamsta (1936 - 2013)

Birth date: 1936 Death date: 2013  
Birth location: Sheboygan, Wisconsin Death location:  
Media: Mixed Media , Painter , Painting / Oil , Textile Web site:
Comprehensive (file rating) - Major Wisconsin artist file that includes comprehensive documentation on artist's life that can be researched on site at MWA.

Biographical Brief

Education:
1958, B.S. & B.A. Art Education, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1966, Additional Study, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine
1981, Seminar with Judith Bettelheim and Joyce Kozloff, Fiberwork Center for
          Textile Research, Berkeley, CA
1986, three week workshop with Alison Saar, Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Work Experience:
1988, Picante Paper Studio, Southwest Craft Center, San ANTONIO, tx
1987, February-April, Leighton Artist Colony, Banff, Alberta, Canada
1985, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL
1986, Guest Curator, Fiber R/Evolution, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
1977, Guest Curator, Clay, Fiber, Metal: By Women, Bronx Museum, NY
Awards:
1989, First Prize, Alumni Exhibition, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1986, Honorable mention, Wisconsin Arts Board
1979, First Prize, Lakefront Festival of Arts, Milwaukee Art Museum,
          Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1977, First Prize, Lakefront Festival of Arts, Milwaukee Art Museum,
          Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1975, Honorable Mention, Contemporary Crafts of the Americas,
          Fort Collins, CO
1974, National Endowment for the Arts Craftman's Fellowship Grant
1972, Purchase Award, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, OH
1969, Purchase Award, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1967, First prize, Lakefront Festival of Arts, Milwaukee Art Museum,
          Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Affiliations

Wisconsin Art Organizations

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