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Joseph Stephen Czestochowski

Joseph Stephen Czestochowski, American administrator, publisher, investor. Fellow Vatican Museum and Smithsonian Institute, 1976, Smithsonian Institution, 1977-1979; recipient first Nancy Hanks Memorial award for professional excellence American Association Museum, 1985; research grant Brazil Minister Foreign Affairs, 1995-1998, Portugal Ministry Culture, 1998, Spain Ministry Culture, 1998.

Background

  • Czestochowski, Joseph Stephen was born on August 6, 1950 in New York City. Son of Joseph Stephen and Julia (Skowron) Czestochowski.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 1971. Bachelor, University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1971. Master of Arts, University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1973.

    Career

    • Curator of collections Brooks Museum Art, Memphis, 1973. Director Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute, Baltimore, 1975—1978, Cedar Rapids Museum Art, Iowa, 1978—1994, Parker Cop., since 1993, International Arts The Torch Press, since 1993, The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, 1994—1998. Senior examiner Accreditation Commission of the AAM.

      Field reviewer Institute Museum Services. Government and art committee Association Art Museum Directors.

    Works

    Membership

    Member advisory board Krannert Art Museum, Bronze Circuit, LAS College, University Illinois Urbana. Member president council University Illinois Foundation, Urbana. Member American Association Museum Directors, International Council Museum, The Kosciuszko Foundation (trustee 1988-1996), The Polish Institute Arts and Sciences in American, Inc.

    (trustee 1986-1996), Center for the Study of the Presidency (trustee), College Liberal Arts and Sciences University Illinois Alumni Association (trustee 1994-1996), Rotary International, Bronze Circuit, LAS College, University Illinois, Urbana, University Illinois Foundation, Urbana (president's council since 2000).

    Connections

    • Married Debra J. Kindred Nicholson, November 18, 1972. 1 child, J. F. Stefan Parker.
    • father: Joseph Stephen Czestochowski
    • mother: Julia (Skowron) Czestochowski
    • spouse: Debra J. Kindred Nicholson
    • child: J. F. Stefan Parker Czestochowski
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    Born August 6, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1971
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1971
      University Illinois
    • 1973
      University Illinois
    • 1973
      Curator of collections Brooks Museum Art
      Memphis, Tennessee, United States
    • 1975 - 1978
      director, Decker Gallery
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1978 - 1994
      director, Decker Gallery
      Iowa, United States
    • 1993
      director, Decker Gallery
    • 1994 - 1998
      director, Decker Gallery
      Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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