Joanne Margarethe Hansen
(1879 - 1965)
Joanne Margarethe Hansen was active/lived in Iowa / Denmark. Joanne Hansen is known for teaching, painting, crafts.
Biography Joanne Margarethe Hansen
An artist with impressive academic credentials, Joanna Hansen was a native of Denmark whose career as an art educator began with a diploma in applied art from Pratt Institute (NYC) in 1905 and certification in art drawing from Iowa State Teacher's College (1906), where she completed her Bachelors degree in education (1917).
Her early academic appointments included working as an elementary teacher in Estherville, Iowa, serving as a principal in Ottumwa, Iowa, and supervising art instruction for the Sioux City (IA) public school system. In 1915, Hansen came to Iowa State University (then, Iowa State College) due to an invitation from Catherine McKay, a legendary campus dean; Hansen worked as a summer term instructor. Within five years
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