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Marilyn Audrey Zeitlin

Marilyn Audrey Zeitlin, former museum director. Samuel H. Kress fellow, 1972-1973. Board directors Cultural Alliance Washington; Member Association College and University Museum and Galleries (vice president 1986-1988), American Association Museum, College Art Association (United States commissioner Venice Biennale 1995).

Background

  • Zeitlin, Marilyn Audrey was born on July 14, 1941 in Newark.

  • Education

    • Student, Vanderbilt University, 1965. Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, Harvard University, 1966. Master of Arts in Teaching of English, Harvard University, 1967.

      Postgrad., Cornell University, 1974.

    Career

    • Director Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1975-1978. Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, 1978-1981. Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 1981-1987.

      Curator, acting co-director Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, 1987-1990. Executive director Washington Projects for the Arts, 1990-1992. Director University Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1992—2007.

      Juror Dallas Museum of Arts, McKnight Awards, Minneapolis. Grant evaluator Intellectual Property Multimedia Subsystem. Grant evaluator, panelist National Endowment of the Humanities.

      Lecturer, consultant in field.

    Works

    • Editor, contributor essays to art publications.

    Membership

    Board directors Cultural Alliance Washington. Member Association College and University Museum and Galleries (vice president 1986-1988), American Association Museum, College Art Association (United States commissioner Venice Biennale 1995).

    Connections

    • Daughter of Sidney M. and Theresa (Feigenblatt) Litchfield. Widowed; children: Charles C. Sweedler, Milo Sweedler.
    • father: Sidney M. Litchfield
    • mother: Theresa (Feigenblatt) Litchfield
    • children: Charles C. Sweedler Zeitlin
    • Milo Sweedler Zeitlin
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    Born July 14, 1941
    (age 75)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Vanderbilt University
    • 1966
      Harvard University
    • 1967
      Harvard University
    • 1974
      Cornell University
    • 1975 - 1978
      Director, Center Gallery
      Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1978 - 1981
      Freedman Gallery
      Reading, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1981 - 1987
      Anderson Gallery
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1987 - 1990
      curator
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1990 - 1992
      executive, director Washington Projects for the Arts
    • 1992 - 2007
      director, University Art Museum
      Tempe, Arizona, United States
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