This blog is a celebration of my mother's life and work. Shirley D. Erickson was born on November 17,1927 and died on May 16, 2011. She was a fine artist and married to Don Erickson, architect. Copyrights reserved.
Friday, September 9, 2011
Shirley at Hilltop Camp, Spring Green, Wisconsin. Circa 1951.
A good friend of Eloise Fritz, Shirley taught art at Hilltop both as a young woman, during summer and in between college semesters, and once during the early 1960's when Don was expanding his architectural practice.
Don Erickson - Brief Bio: Architect AIA; architecture student 1947-48 University of Illinois. Private practice since 1951. Richard Erickson, chief draftsman, 1954-1992; partnership with Dennis Stevens, 1962-1992 (Erickson & Stevens, Inc.). Work includes houses, Indian Lakes Resort (Bloomfield, IL) Coconut Cove Hotel (Negril, Jamaica) and in Des Plaines Jefferson-Pearson Building, 1st National Bank, Mall. National awards and publication. Lecturer 1969-72 North Illinois University, De Kalb.