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Winifred Thompson

Oil, Watercolor, Pastel


President: Diablo/Alameda Chapter of National League of American Pen Women 2004-08 & 2014-18

Chair: Celebrate Women! No. California Pen Women Art Show, John O’Lague Galleria, Hayward City Hall, 2017 and 2018.

Board Member & Past Co-President with husband Gerry: Hayward Arts Council 

Vice President & Event Chair: A.R.T., Inc. 

Board Member & Tutor since 2000 and Conversation Circle Leader for immigrants improving their English: Hayward Library Literacy Plus Council

Advisor: Scholarships, Inc.


  • 2018   Alameda County Arts Leadership Award – District 4
  • 2010   Teacher of the Year, Hayward Adult School – Hayward Education Foundation
  • 2004  John N. Pappas Humanitarian Award – City of Hayward
  • 2003  Distinguished Citizen Award – Hayward Lions Club


  • Fast Forward to Phonics-Everything You Ever Wanted to Learn But Didn’t
  • My Name is America-A Collection of Life Stories