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Antoinette D. Schmitz ’85

Antoinette Schmitz ’85, August 29, 1998, in a scuba diving accident on the Oregon coast. Memorial services were held in the Eliot Hall chapel on September 4. She was a ceramic and graphic artist in Portland. In 1987–88, she was artist-in-residence for the Contemporary Crafts Gallery. She had worked as a graphic artist for Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette and was self-employed as a graphic designer at the time of her death. She also volunteered for the Feminists’ Women’s Health Center. She married Joe Niski ’83 in 1989. Survivors include Joe, her parents, and a sister.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 1999

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