|Dates & places of birth and death||
Born March 9, 1914, Batanga, Cameroon, Africa
Died December 25, 2009, Bozeman, Montana
|Nationality or Tribal Affiliation||American|
Trustee, American Craft Council (1972 - 1975).
Professor Emeritus of Art, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT (1946 - 1972).
Montana Institute of the Arts, Founding Member (1948), director (1961 - 1962).
Instructor, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA (3 years)
Service in Navy (1942 - 1946).
|Notes||The transcript of an oral history with Senska can be found at the Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Art, https://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/interviews/oral-history-interview-frances-senska-13078|
Skylar Browning, "Ms. Senska's opus." Missoula Independent, Missoula, MT, January 19 - 26, 2006.
Sherry Jones, "Pushing Clay." MIssoulian, Missoula, MT, May 18, 2001.
Jo Rainbolt, "Frances Senska, Jessie Wilbur: Pottery and printmaking cohabit." Missoulian, Missoula, MT, June 25, 1979.
|Places of residence||
1914 - 1929: Batanga, Cameroon
Iowa City, IA
San Francisco, CA
|Titles & Honors||
1988: Governor's Arts Award for Visual Arts, MT
1988: American Craft Council Fellowship
1982: Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Honorary Life Member, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
1946: Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1942: Chicago Institute of Design, Chicago, IL
San Francisco Art Institute
1939: M.A., University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1935: B.A., University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA