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Gladys Lux*

NARRATIVE:
Gladys received widespread recognition as an artist of skill, sensitivity and accomplishment. Her work was exhibited in Omaha, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Wichita and Topeka. She had showings of individual paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago, Rockefeller Center, New York World's Fair, Joseph Pennell Print Exhibit, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and other locations throughout the country. 

Gladys is responsible for the establishment of the University Place Art galleries by the purchase and remodeling of the old University Place Hall, now Lux Center for the Arts.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
University Place area, art teacher, instructor and administrator, 60 years
Nebraska Wesleyan University, teacher, 1927-1967
Shopsville, teacher

EDUCATION:
University of Nebraska, Masters in American History, 1935
University of Nebraska, Bachelor of Arts, 1933
University of Nebraska, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1925
Art Institute of Chicago
Kearney State College, 1918
Wood River High School, 1918

PERSONAL:
Year of Birth: 1899
Year of Death: 2003

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