GAINES, PATRICIA ELLISOR

Biography:

Painter, craftsperson. Parent; Rev. Thaddeus Ellisor. Married– Charles Gaines, III, June 20, 1963.  Children– Three. Education– B.A., Birmingham Southern College; M.F.A., University of Georgia. Chair, Art Department, Proctor Academy, Andover, Mass., 1971-73; Artist in Residence, Belknap College, NH, 1973-4; Associate Professor of Painting and Design, New England College, NH, 1975-76.  Colony fellow; exhibits of paintings in Birmingham, New York, and Boston. Member, Phi Beta Kappa.

Source:

Artnet.

Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History and jacket of Soft.

Publication(s):

The Fabric Decoration Book. New York; Morrow, 1975.

Soft; an Irresistible Collection of Pillows, Toys, Bags, Objects to Sit on, Ornaments for the Body, and Various Malleable Oddities and How to Make Them. New York; Morrow, 1977.