ARTIST'S STATEMENT

“The goal in my artwork is some surprise, some mystery, some humor and sometimes a comment about life from my perspective.”

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Ann Krone received a B.A. in Art Education from Westmar College, LeMars, Iowa, an M.A. in drawing from Ft. Hays State University and an M.F.A. in printmaking from Wichita State University.

Ann has provided instruction in art for Ft. Hays Kansas State University, Wichita State University, and Cloud County Community College. She is currently an art professor at Friends University, Wichita, Kansas.

Ann retired from public education where she was an art teacher and administrator for over 30 years. She is a member of Gallery XII in Wichita, Kansas and is an active artist in the media of watercolor, graphite, collag
e, digital painting, and mixed media.

EDUCATION

K-8 Certification Coursework from Friends University, Wichita, Kansas (1996)

Art Coordinator Certification Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas (1989)

Gifted Coordinator Certification Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas (1986)

Master of Science Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas (1986) Special Education with an emphasis in Gifted Education.

Master of Fine Arts Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas (1974)

Master of Arts in Art Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas (1970)

Bachelor of Arts in Art Ed. Westmar College, LeMars, Iowa (1968)

RECENT EXHIBITIONS

2007
Still Crazy After All These Years: Solo Exhibit, Firehouse Gallery, Wichita, Kansas, March, 2007.

Art Challenge Faculty Exhibit, Garvey Art Gallery, Friends University, Wichita, Kansas, March, 2007.

The Geographic Center of a Shrinking Planet: Local Artists in the Global Age, Erman B.

White Gallery, Butler County Community Collage, March 1 – April 6, 2007

The Third & Final Joe Show, Lawrence Photo, Wichita, Kansas, February-March, 2007.

The Krone, Krone, Krone and Krone Show, Riney Gallery, Friends, University, January 15 through February 9, 2007.

2006
New Year’s Eve Invitational Exhibit, Fiber Studio, December, 2006.

The Leftover Show, Tangent Lab, November 2006.

Day of the Dead, CityArts, Wichita, Ks. October, 2006.

CathARTic 2, 20th Century Center Competitive Exhibit, Wichita, Ks. October 27-31, 2006.

Time to Go to The Show, Lawrence Photo, Wichita, Ks. August, 2006

Striptease: The Art of the Cartoon Group Show, Advanced Web Strategies Competitive Exhibit, July 28-August 25, 2006.

Potluck: 20 Artists, Firehouse Gallery, Wichita, Kansas, July-August, 2006

Gallery XII Artists Exhibit, Century II Exhibition Hall, Wichita, Kansas, July, 2006.

Chemical Burn: An Art Exhibition, Tangent Lab, Wichita, Kansas, June, 2006.

Ode to Joyland, Associated Web Design Competitive Exhibit, Wichita, Ks. July, 2006.

Friends University Student/Faculty Art Exhibit, Riney Gallery, Friends University, Wichita, Kansas. May, 2006.

Invitational Watercolor Exhibit, Newman University, Wichita, Kansas, April, 2006

Peace of Art Exhibit, Beyond Web Design Competitive Exhibit, Wichita, Kansas, April, 2006

Fortunes in Art, CityArts, Wichita, Kansas, February, 2006.

SweetArts Exhibit, CityArts, Wichita, Kansas, February, 2006.

Into the 21st Century, Kicking and Screaming, Digital Art invitational exhibit Lawrence Photo Gallery, January-February, 2006.

Friends Faculty Exhibit, Firehouse Gallery, Wichita, January-February, 2006.

2005

Space and Time, Featured artist at Artists at Old Town Gallery, December 2005-January 2006

Faculty Exhibit, Whittier Fine Arts Gallery, November, 2005, Wichita, KS

Day of the Dead Exhibit, CityArts, Wichita, KS

Abandoned Planet, September 5-30, Firehouse Gallery, Wichita, KS

Krone Family Exhibit, July 27-29, 2005, Millennium Tower, Huston, Texas

Fortunes in Art, CityArts, Wichita, KS

All in the Family, Krone Family Exhibit, February 14-25, 2005, Firehouse Gallery, Wichita, KS

Sweet Arts, CityArts, Wichita, KS

2004
Bosworth Wedding Exhibit, CityArts, Wichita, KS

Day of the Dead Exhibit, CityArts, Wichita, KS

Value, Solo Exhibit, Friends University Art Dept. Gallery, Wichita, KS

Art 101 Exhibition, CityArts, Wichita, KS

Sweet Arts, CityArts, Wichita, KS

2003
Day Of The Dead, CityArts, Wichita, KS

The War Against Visual Pollution, Firehouse Gallery, Wichita, KS

The Tiki Show, Firehouse Gallery, Wichita, KS

Faculty Exhibit, Whittier Fine Arts Gallery, Wichita, KS

2002

One Person Show, Garvey Arts Center, Wichita, KS

Faculty Exhibit, Whittier Fine Arts Gallery, Wichita, KS

2001

Friends University Student/Faculty Exhibit, Whittier Fine Arts Gallery, Wichita,
Kansas, April-May, 2001

2000

Ripping Off The Greeks, City Arts, Wichita, KS

Four Krones Exhibit, Garvey Art Center Gallery, Wichita, KS

Invitational, Firehouse Gallery, Wichita, KS

Three Person Show, Hutchinson, KS

Faculty Exhibit, Whittier Fine Arts Gallery, Wichita, KS

AWARDS

Tuggle and Retter Purchase Award, Lost Creek Art Festival, Concordia, Kansas, 1984

Best of Drawing Award and F and A Purchase Award, Lost Creek Art Festival, 1983.

Best of Graphics Award, Lost Creek Art Festival, 1982.

Dr. Roy Nixon Purchase Award, John and Christine Navis Purchase Award, and

Randy Lagasse Purchase Award, Lost Creek Art Festival, 1982.

Best of Graphics Award and Roland Hood Purchase Award, Lost Creek Art
Festival, 1981.

Best of Graphics Award and C.E. of Kansas Purchase Award, Lost Creek
Art Festival, 1980.

Best of Graphics Award, Lost Creek Art Festival, 1979.

Best of Graphics Award and Ed Detrixhe Purchase Award, Lost Creek Art
Festival, 1978.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Present Adjunct Art Professor, Friends University

2001-2004 Director of School Improvement and Staff Development, South Central Kansas Education Service Center, Clearwater, Kansas.

1989-2001 Curriculum Coordinator, Wichita Public Schools,
Art Coordinator, 1989-98; Elementary Language Arts
Coordinator, 1998-2001.

1991-Present Adjunct Professor, Friends University, Wichita, Kansas. Courses taught: Elementary Art Methods, Secondary Art Methods, Art History. Special project:
Outcomes Assessment for Art Education program.

1980-82 Art Instructor, Concordia High School, Concordia Kansas. Courses taught: Ceramics, Sculpture, Metal-smithing, Fiber, Three-Dimensional Design.

1975-1983 Adjunct Instructor, Cloud County Community College, Concordia, Kansas. Courses taught: Painting I, II, and III; Drawing I, II, and III; Art Appreciation; Watercolor Workshop.

Spring 1975 Adjunct Art Instructor, Butler County Community College, El Dorado, Kansas. Taught Art Appreciation.

1973-76 Art Instructor & Consultant, Institute of Logopedics,
Wichita, Kansas. Art classes for students ages 3-21.

Fall 1971 Drawing Instructor, Ft. Hays State University, Hays, Kansas. Replaced professor on sabbatical leave. Taught Drawing I, II, III and Independent Studies.

1968-70 Art Teaching Assistantship, Ft. Hays State University, Hays, Kansas. Taught Art Survey.

PUBLISHED BOOKS / ARTICLES


Krone, Ann. “Assessing Thinking Processes in the Visual Arts.” Collage, 1993,
pp. 6-9.

Krone, Ann. Art Methods for Handicapped Children. Love Publishing Company, 1976.

Lazear, David. The Rubrics Way: Using MI to Assess Understanding. Referenced on pages 47, 140-141, 183-188.

AWARDS AND HONORS

Outstanding Art Coordinator/Supervisor Award for the state of Kansas, Kansas Art Education Association. (1991)

Graduated Cum Laude, Westmar College, LeMars, Iowa. (1968)

Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities. (1967)Grants Developed and Approved

Kansas Arts Commission Special Project Grant, Development of Multicultural Lessons
in the Visual Arts, 1990.

Kansas Arts Commission Special Project Grant, Scholastic Arts Award Program, 1992.

Kansas Arts Commission Visiting Artist Grants, 1993, 1994, and 1995.

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Developed the plans for the Stearman Elementary Visual Arts Theme School, Wichita Public Schools, 1992.

ART RELATED INVOLVEMENT

Board Member Monart Drawing School
Wichita, KS

Development Committee Member Visual Arts Curriculum Guidelines Committee, 1995 Kansas State Department of Education

Committee Member Kansas Art Education Association Professional Growth and Standards Committee

Spring Conference Chairman Kansas Art Education Association
1993

ExOfficio Board Member Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS
1991-98