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James D. Colby

James D. Colby, American art gallery director, curator. Museum outreach Jamestown and Southwestern public schools, 2000—2005; Member of Society for Photographic Education (secretary, treasurer, chair, newsletter editor Northeast region 1993-1996, portfolio reviewer 1995—2005).

Background

  • Colby, James D. was born on April 22, 1950 in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert Dale and Agnes Lois Colby.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Brockport, 1973. Master of Fine Arts, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1980.

    Career

    • Aquatics director Byron-Bergen (New York ) Central School, 1973—1978. Principal, owner Colby Photographics, Jamestown, 1980—1986. Associate professor, curator Jamestown Community College, Olean, 1983—1996, director exhibitions and galleries, since 1996.

      Artist-in-residence New York State Council on the Arts, Jamestown, 1990, member visual arts panel. Founder, director Museum Without Walls and the Global Collection of Photography Weeks Gallery, Jamestown Community College.

    Works

    • Exhibitions include Weeks Gallery, 1983—2005. Creator, editor (website) Weeks Gallery, 2004-2006. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Museum outreach Jamestown and Southwestern public schools, 2000—2005. Member of Society for Photographic Education (secretary, treasurer, chair, newsletter editor Northeast region 1993-1996, portfolio reviewer 1995—2005).

    Personality

    Interests

    Fitness, gardening, motorcycling, skiing.

    Connections

    • Children: Robert Anderson, Erika Annual.
    • father: Robert Dale
    • mother: Agnes Lois Colby
    • children: Robert Anderson Colby
    • Erika Annual Colby
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    Born April 22, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      State University of New York
    • 1980
      State University of New York
    • 1973 - 1978
      Aquatics director, Byron-Bergen (New York ) Central School
    • 1980 - 1986
      principal
      Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
    • 1983 - 1996
      associate, professor
      Olean, New York, United States