Marge A. Engelman

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Biographical Brief

1950s: Lived in Wautoma, Wisconsin
           Married a clergyman, had two children
circa 1963: moved to Whitewater, Wisconsin
Education:
1945-1949: Illinois Wesleyan University, BA major in Sociology, Bloomington,  Illinois
1950s: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, pottery class
1950-1953: Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, MA in Religious Education
1960s: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, craft classes under Catherine Crossman and began weaving
1963-1965: University of Wisconsin-Madison, MS, Related Art (now Environmental Design in the School of Human Ecology)
1971: took a credit class "Advanced Weaving" University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
1977: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph. D., Adult Education  (Interdisciplinary -Education, Art, Gerontology, and did experimental research on "Creativity in Older Women")  
1981: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Certificate in Management Development for  College and University Administrators  
Art Organizations:
1950s: Rural Rembrandts, Wautoma, Wisconsin
American Craft Council
Work Experience:
1966-1968:  Instructor, Related Art, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Wisconsin
1968-1970: taught "Basic Design", University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley Campus, and University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Campus
1969-1970: "Assistant to Assistant Chancellor for Community Outreach", University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Wisconsin
                   Counselor in Student Services, University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley Campus, Menasha, Wisconsin
1970-1971: "Assistant for Returning Adults", University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
                     Interior Designer for new buildings, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay 4 year campus
1971-1972: "Adviser to the Chancellor on the Status of Women", University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Wisconsin
1973-1979: "Member of Chancellor's Administrative Staff", University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Wisconsin
1973-1985: "Director of Outreach", "Member of Vice Chancellor's Staff", University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Wisconsin
1974-1979: "Director of Equal Opportunity", University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Wisconsin
1979-1985:  "Instructor, Education, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Wisconsin
                     Taught undergraduate/graduate course, Adult Education curriculum.
                     Designed and taught "Principles of Adult Education", "The Adult Learner, "Curriculum and 
                     Program Planning in Adult Education."                    
1985-1989: "Assistant to the Chancellor for Affirmative Action", University of Wisconsin-Extension-Madison, Wisconsin
1989: Retired University of Wisconsin-Extension, Madison
1989-1994:  began to develop and lead workshops on "Creativity and Aging", Senior Center, Belleville, Wisconsin
1992-1994: Instructor, Graduate School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1999-2008: lectured widely in Wisconsin and Nationally on Creativity in Aging and Aerobics of the mind.
Exhibitions:
1971: Neville Gallery, Green Bay, Wisconsin "The Land of the Freed Up Woman" (banner)
Awards and Grants:
1980: Who's Who of American Women
1980: Wisconsin Humanities Grant
1985: Kramer Foundation Grant
1995: Francis Asbury Award in Higher Education and Ministry
Publications:
1996: Aerobics of the Mind, Keeping the Mind Active in Aging, published by Venture Publishing State College, Pennsylvania
2000: Aerobics of the Mind, (Revised Edition), published by Attainment Company, Verona, Wisconsin
2001: Aerobics of the Mind, mental fitness cards, published by Attainment Company, Verona, Wisconsin
2004: Mental Fitness Cards, 100 Exercises for a Healthy Brain, published by Attainment Company, Verona, Wisconsin
2004: Thinking Cards, 100 Exercises for older adults with Mild cognitive Impairment, published by Attainment Company, Verona, Wisconsin
2006: Whole Brain Workout, published by Attainment Company, Verona, Wisconsin
2008: Your Amazing Brain and How it Works, published by Attainment Company, Verona, Wisconsin, published by Attainment Company, Verona, Wisconsin
2009: Use it, Don't Lose It, A Mental Fitness Workshop, published by Attainment Company, Verona, Wisconsin
2010: For Boomers and Beyond, mental fitness cards, published by Attainment Company, Verona, Wisconsin

Biography

Marge A. Engelman

Madison, WI
See biographical Brief

Selected One-Person Exhibitions

1971  One Woman Show, UW-Fox Valley, Neenah, WI
1971  One Woman Show, UW-Marinette Campus

Selected Group Exhibitions

1966-1968  Faculty Show, Related Art Department, Madison, WI
1968
Wisconsin Federation of Handweavers Exhibit,
1969-1970
 Represented in traveling Banner Exhibit throughout state of Wisconsin, United Methodist Church
1970 Northeastern Wisconsin Art Annual, Neville Public Museum
1971
RAHRS Civic Center, Manitowoc, WI
1971  National Invitation Show, "Furs and Feathers", Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York City, New York
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