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Lived/Active: Michigan/California / Italy      Known for: stained glass design, sculpture, painting, graphic art, teaching

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Mary Regina O'Connor is primarily known as Sister Helene O'Connor

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Biography: Sister Helene O'Connor (1909-1992) was born Mary Regina O'Connor in California, Sister Helene joined the Adrian Dominican Sisters in 1926. Her earliest assignments were in Michigan. After study in Rome and at the Cranbrook Academy of Arts, she taught art for twenty years at Siena Heights College, then operated by the Adrian Dominican Sisters.

She created in various media in her college studio, lectured on ecclesiastical art, and was a mentor to many art teachers and students. Later she taught math, science, forensics and drama at Catholic high schools in California, Florida and West Virginia, and wrote award-winning poetry.

Her final days were spent at the Dominican Life Center, operated by the Adrian Dominican Sisters on their Motherhouse Campus.

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Artist/Studio, Michigan Stained Glass Census, www.michiganstainedglass.org/collections/studiosartist.php?id=17-82-9 (Accessed 12/17/2013)

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Both nun and ecclesiastic artist, Sister Helene O'Connor was a specialist in stained glass design but also created bronze doors, figures, and murals for churches, as well as the Christian Culture medal. 

Her art studies included School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Siena Heights College in Adrian, Michigan; Claremont College and Cranbrook Academy of Art, where she earned an M.F.A. degree.

She contributed to publications including Stained Glass Quarterly, Catholic Art Quarterly and American Apostolate, and also made research film strips for metal designers and other education film strips.

She was Director of the Studio Angelico, Adrian, MI, from 1935 to the early 1950s, when she became a faculty visitor.

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Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art

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