Honorary Life Member - 1982
Paul Stade was born July 25, 1925, and died January 6, 2006. His wife Eloise was a long-time member of the Texas Fine Arts Association Dallas Chapter, which later became the Texas Visual Arts Association. The Stade’s were art appreciators and collectors.
Mr. Stade was a graduate of Northwestern University and University of Tulsa. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II and during the Korean conflict.
As Vice President of Atlantic Richfield Corporation (ARCO), after a 35-year career with the company, Mr. Stade was responsible for granting the Texas Fine Arts Association Dallas Chapter the largest one-time grant in its history. We will always be grateful for his contributions to TFAA and to the arts in the Dallas community.