Stephen W. French
Sept. 6, 1934 - Feb. 4, 2014
Resident of San José
Noted visual artist, scholar, supporter of the Arts, his abstract works (shown USA, England; collected SF, SJ Museums; U of WI, OK, Pacific; major corps, individuals) reflected the poetry, music, humor of his life.
Emeritus Prof. Art SJSU; Assoc & Acting Dean, School Humanities/Arts; chair SJ Fine Arts Comm; Board Trustees, SJMA.
Born Seattle, lived/taught Seattle, Madison, CA. Survived by wife, Wanda Waldera; children, Sandy (Jon), Ken (Clairdee), Kathy (Judy), Elly (Vince), friends, colleagues, students.
Donations: SJMA, Opera SJ, SJ ICA, SJ arts orgs.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Feb. 14, 2014.