Patricia Swenson (1938 - )

Birth date: 11/15/1938 Death date:  
Birth location: Kenosha, Wisconsin Death location:  
Media: Decorative Art , Textile / Weaver Web site:
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Biographical Brief

Education:
1956, Bradford High School, Kenosha, WI
1960, B.S., Major: History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1961, M.S., Major: History and Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1962, Post Graduate Study, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1963-1973, B.F.A. Equivalency, Major: Art, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and
                   Parkside
1973-1974, Teaching Assistantship: Introduction to the Crafts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1973-1974, Graduate Student Adviser to the Dean, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1975, M.F.A., Major: Weaving, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Work Experience:
1975, Assistant Professor of Art-Head of the Weaving Department, University of
          Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
1974-present, Production Management, Demonstration and Sales, Contemporary
                       Spinning Wheels
1970, Juror: Craft Show, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
1969-present, Demonstrations and Lectures to Schools and Organizations
1963-present, Commission Work
1968-1970, Weaving and Fiber Instructor: Adult Education Level, Milwaukee
                   Area Technical School, Shorewood, WI
1974, Weaving and Fiber Instructor: Adult Education Level, Milwaukee Area
           Technical School, Port Washington, WI
1970, Weaving and Fiber Instructor: Adult Education Level, University of
          Wisconsin Extension Division-West Bend
1971, Weaving and Fiber Instructor: Adult Education Level, University of
          Wisconsin Extension Division-Milwaukee
1972, Instructor: Weaving and Fiber Construction: Crafts Center, Student
          Union, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1973-1974, Teaching Assistant: Introduction to the Crafts, University of
                    Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Awards:
1971, Top Craft Award, Lakefront Festival of the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
1970, Top Craft Award, Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen, Milwaukee Art Center
1969, First Place, Park Forest Art Fair, Park Forest, IL
1969, First Place, Gateway Art Fair, Bayfield, WI
1969, Wisconsin Federation of Handweavers
1968, Wisconsin Federation of Handweavers
1967, Professional Art Division, Wisconsin State Fair, West Allis, WI

Wisconsin Affiliations

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