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Janet “Jamie” Bowman Wheeler ’59

Janet "Jamie" Bowman Wheeler ’59, an accomplished artist and a very good friend of Antioch College, and of the entire Antioch community, passed away on Oct. 23, 2017, in Silver Spring, MD. She attended Antioch College 1954-1957, and earned her BA at Stanford University. She also studied at the Corcoran School of Art and Cornell University. She was a Maryland State Arts Council grant recipient and was represented by Touchstone Gallery in Washington, DC and Gallery East in Loveland, CO. She has had numerous exhibitions, and her artwork can be found in many collections throughout the country.

Jamie was the beloved wife of the late Dr. James W. Wheeler Jr. ’57, and is survived by her son Theodore J. Wheeler, and by her brother-in-law Daniel Wheeler ‘62. A memorial service was held at Brookside Gardens in Silver Spring, MD, on Nov. 18, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Touchstone Foundation For The Arts.