Title: Art Educator
Company: Various Schools
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Ann Slavick, Retired Art Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in art history education.
Compelled to spread goodness in the world, Ms. Slavick has dedicated herself to teaching others art history prior to her retirement in 2000. In preparation for her exciting career, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1973 as well as a Master of Arts in art history, theory and criticism in 1991, both from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has spent a large portion of her career as an art and art history teacher for Highland Park and Deerfield High School in Illinois from 1980 to 2000. Ms. Slavick has also worked as an art history teacher for the College of Lake County in Grayslake, IL, from 1986 to 1988, an art history notes researcher and writer for McDougall-Littel Publishing from 1984 to 1985. Additionally, she has been a teacher for the adult art education program for High School District 113 in Highland Park, IL, from 1980 to 1981, among other roles. Ms. Slavick has displayed her own works at a one woman show at the Ann Brierly Gallery in Winnetka in 1984, the University of Illinois in 1983 and the Bernal Gallery in 1979. She has exhibited her extraordinary paintings, drawings, prints and additional art throughout the Chicago area and has had her work represented by the Art Rental and Sales Gallery at the Art Institute Chicago from 1960 to 1987 as well as at the Bernal Gallery from 1978 to 1982. Ms. Slavick also has had group shows at Bernal Gallery as well as had her work featured in private collections in Illinois, New York, California, Arizona and Ohio.
Related to her main pursuits, Ms. Slavick has offered her knowledge to others, writing “Hour Chicago: 25 One Hour Self Guided Tours Art and Architecture in Chicago.” She has been a reader of advanced placement art history exams, on the Evanston Arts Council from 2000 to 2002 and a panelist on the Illinois Arts Council Arts Tour in 1999. She has also served as a faculty coordinator as well as a faculty chair of visual arts for Focus on the Arts. In recognition of her outstanding achievements, Ms. Slavick has been the recipient of Multidisciplinary Grant Awards from the Illinois Arts Council from 2001 to 2003. She has also received the Outstanding Service in Art Education Award from Eastern Illinois University in 1992 as well as the Mayor’s Award for Contribution to The Arts from Highland Park in 1995. Bettering any organization with which she is affiliated, she holds membership with both the Illinois Art Education Association as well as the National Art Education Association. Due to offering her artistic and education talents to the world, Ms. Slavick has been featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of American Women.
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