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Karen Ann Hargreaves-Fitzsimmons

Hargeaves-Fitzsimmons, KarenOccupation: Painter; Illustrator
Born: Highland Park, Michigan, July 19, 1945

Education:
MA, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1971)
BA, Oakland University, Rochester, MI (1967)

Career:
Art Director, Painter, Illustrator, Katydid Productions, Santa Fe, NM (1973-Present)
Counselor, Michigan State Employment Commission, Detroit, MI (1969-1973)
Teacher (40 years)

Career Related:
Instructor, Ann. Sumi-e Lecture/Demonstrations, Oakland University, Michigan (1984-1988); Instructor, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit (1986); Instructor, Corpus Christi College, Oxford University, England (1985)

Creative Works:
Illustrator, Book Design, Cover Art, More Than 40 Books on American, European, Japanese, and Bengali Prose and Poetry (1978-Present); Illustrator, “The Wondrous Wee & The Finger of God” (2010); Illustrator, “The Cemetery There Are Lovers” (2008); Illustrator, “A Chagall and a Tree Leaf” (2008); Artist, One-Woman Show, Jean Cocteau Therter, Santa Fe, NM (2000); Artist, One-Woman Show, Laurel Seth Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (1999); Artist, One-Woman Show, St. John’s College Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (1998); Artist, One-Woman Show, Randall Davey Audubon Center, Santa Fe, NM (1995); Artist, Two-Women Show, Laurel Seth Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (1994); Artist, One-Woman Show, Aura Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (1993); Artist, One-Woman Show, William Pelletier Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI (1986); Artist, One-Woman Show, USIS American Cultural Center Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (1985); Artist, One-Woman Show, Komaba Garden Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (1985); Artist, One-Woman Show, Genkan Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (1984); Artist, One-Woman Show, Tokyodo Bunka Salon (1983); Artist, Two-Women Show, Hakumon International Festival of Arts, Tokyo, Japan (1974); Artist, One-Woman Show, American Cultural Center, Tokyo, Japan (1974); Artist, Numerous Solo and Selected Group Exhibitions; Illustrator, Numerous Publications and Art Commissions; Featured Artist, Numerous Reviews and Notices

Achievements:
A highlight and achievement for Ms. Hargreaves-Fitzsimmons would be having been recognized during her shows in Japan, “Artist, One-Woman Show, USIS American Cultural Center Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (1985); Artist, One-Woman Show, Komaba Garden Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (1985); Artist, One-Woman Show, Genkan Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (1984); Artist, One-Woman Show, Tokyodo Bunka Salon (1983); Artist, Two-Women Show, Hakumon International Festival of Arts, Tokyo, Japan (1974); Artist, One-Woman Show, American Cultural Center, Tokyo, Japan (1974); This has really influenced every other aspects of her life.

Awards:
Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2020)

Family:
Daughter of Richard Hollowell Hargreaves and Belle Helen (Edson) Hargreaves
Widow: Thomas Fitzsimmons (03/20/1978) (Deceased)

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the West – 1994-1995, 24th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2006-2007, 25th Edition (pub. 2005)

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