October is Family History Month. Here are three easy things you can do this month to begin saving YOUR family history. Just pick 1 to start and see where it takes you! 1. Dedicate a little notebook to use to jot down stories of your life and stories that you heard about your family. WhenContinue reading “It’s October – Family History Month!”
In the mid 1950’s Inez reached age 30, and she left NYC to move back to the Capitaland Region of upstate New York, this time for good. She was employed as a junior high school art teacher in the Troy, NY school district. From the late 1950’s and through the 1960’s, Inez dabbled in theContinue reading “Ceramics and Sculpture Arts”
Inez dabbled in metal and jewelry making in the 1950’s. She was influenced by the new art movement of the times: abstract expressionism.
A years work as a seamstress for a professional theater in NYC taught Inez garment construction and she continued to develop her eye for detail.
Tribute Blog post #5. An accomplished painter and nature lover, Carrie E. Clute influenced Inez’s career path and style of painting.
In the late 1940’s, Inez moved back to Manhattan. She worked in an advertising firm, as well as started her own greeting card business. At the time, she was known as Inez Parker, and her company was “Parker Studios”. Her entrepreneurial spirit would be tapped again later in her career, with both a mail orderContinue reading “Greeting Card Business”
It’s incredible to feel a connection to those who came before us. We have the opportunity to reach out to those who have yet been born and provide them with a deep connection back to us.
Inez attended the Pratt Institute of Art in Manhattan, NYC and earned her degree in Advertising Art. This was during World War II. She lived in an apartment in Manhattan with her friend, Barbara Adams, and they celebrated the end of the war at the ticker tape parade. Her degree set her up for aContinue reading “College Years: 1942 – 1945”
One way to capture a personal history is to create a tribute blog. A tribute blog may be used for a whole life story or to capture a segment of one’s life. You can create a free blog with a product such as WordPress and as a digital medium, it can be saved for perpetuity.Continue reading “Creating a Tribute Blog”
Born in 1924, Inez grew up during the late 1920’s and through the Great Depression of the 1930’s. Her past times as a child were simple: reading, playing paper dolls and art. This short movie clip from 1939 is the first we see of her with her artwork – an expedition in nature with herContinue reading “Painting in Nature”