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Kevin Edward Consey

Kevin Edward Consey, museum administrator. Hofstra University scholar, 1970-1974, Guggenheim Museum intern, 1976; grantee National Museum Act, 1976-1977; teaching fellowships University Virginia, Toledo Museum Art, Ohio, University Michigan Museum Art, National Gallery Art, Washington, DC, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City.

Background

  • Consey, Kevin Edward was born on January 15, 1952 in New York City. Son of Edward and Dorothy (Kemmann) Consey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Hofstra University, 1974. Master in Museum Practice, Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1977. Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1999.

    Career

    • Director Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, 1977-1980, San Antonio Museum Art., 1980-1983. Director, chief executive officer Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California, 1983-1989, Museum Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1989-2000. Director art museum and pacific film archive University California, Berkeley, 2000—2007.

      Panelist professional development National Endowment for Arts, Washington, 1987-1988, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, National Arts Journalism Fellowship program, 45th Venice Biennale School of Curators, Museum Studies Program at the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois Arts Alliance, California Arts Council, Texas Commission on the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, panelist challenge grant, 1988, panelist museum program, 1989-1990, panelist F.A.C.I.E., 1991-1994. Board director Committee International Museum Modern Art.

    Membership

    Board director National Audubon Society, Chicago Latin School, Golden Gate Chapter, Berkeley Community Foundation. Advisory committee Girls Inc., Oakland, California. Member Association Art Museum Directors, College Art Association, International Association Art Critics.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Mary Kirsch, August 26, 1972.
    • father: Edward Consey
    • mother: Dorothy (Kemmann) Consey
    • spouse: Susan Mary Kirsch
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    Born January 15, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Hofstra University
    • 1977
      Master of Arts
    • 1999
      Northwestern University
    • 2007
      director, art museum and pacific film archive University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1977 - 1980
      Director, Emily Lowe Gallery
      Hempstead, New York, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      Director, Emily Lowe Gallery
    • 1983 - 1989
      director, officer Newport Harbor Art Museum
      Newport Beach, California, United States
    • 1983 - 1989
      chief executive, officer Newport Harbor Art Museum
      Newport Beach, California, United States
    • 1989
      director, officer Newport Harbor Art Museum
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1989
      chief executive, officer Newport Harbor Art Museum
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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