Nebraska Authors

Orville Keith Chatt

Born 1924-12-12 Tekamah, NE (USA)

Died 2007-07-25
Sedro-Woolley, WA (USA)

Sedro-Woolley, NE (USA)
Union Cemetery

Places Lived

Tekamah, NE
Lincoln, NE
Chicago, IL
Eugene, OR
Des Moines, IA
Ames, IA
Skagit, WA
Sedro-Woolley, WA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Jewelry; Arts and Crafts; Design


Undergraduate Studies, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL
Master of Fine Arts Degree, Drake University, Des Moines, IA


Jewelry Designer and Maker
Crafts Coordinator and Head of the Art Department

Places Worked

North High School, Des Moines, IA
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Skagit Valley College, Mount Vernon, WA


Award of Excellence for Jewelry Arts and Education by the Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner, WA


Honorary lifetime member of Northwest Designer Craftsmen


Design is Where You Find It. 1971.

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