Want to meet Christel DeHaan this weendkend? Check out Christel DeHaan events:
Big Car and the University of Indianapolis are teaming up to throw a free craft market at the UIndy Christel DeHaan Fine Art Center. This event will be a way for Big Car staff to engage with the University Heights and Carson Heights to gain useful feedback on our Red Line Public Art Project. There will be music, games and free art activities in addition to our vendors! Become a vendor! local art/craft/vintage vendors are encouraged to apply! There is no vending fee and we will not ask a percentage of your sales. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DRPSLLH Made possible by The Arts Council of Indianapolis in partnership with Transit Drives Indy (TDI).
I learned that it is OK to make mistakes as long as you learn from them and don't repeat them.
She was born in 1942 in Nördlingen, Germany, the daughter of Adolf Stark, a German soldier who died mere weeks before the end of World War II, and his wife Anna Stark. Her stepfather, Wilhelm Riedel died when she was 16. At the age of 16, she moved to the United Kingdom to become a nanny. Aged 20, she emigrated to the United States, settling in Indiana.
In 1972, she married Jon DeHaan. She has three children and lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, US.
In 1974, DeHaan co-founded the pioneering timeshare company Resort Condominiums International, with her then-husband Jon DeHaan. In 1979, he had a heart attack, and she took over the running of the company. In 1987, they divorced; she was awarded half the company and bought the rest for $67.5 million.