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Mary Kirk Stofflet

Mary Kirk Stofflet, museum curator, writer. Rockefeller/National Education Association fellow in museum education, 1975-1976; recipient Critic's Grant, National Education Association, 1981. Member Modern Language Association, International Association Art Critics, American Association Museums, College Art Association, ArtTable.

Background

  • Stofflet, Mary Kirk was born on December 23, 1942 in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Norman Kirk and Virginia (Birdsall) Stofflet.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Art History, Skidmore College, 1964. Master of Arts in Art History, New York University, 1969.

    Career

    • Coordinator intern program Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1977-1980. Assistant curator San Francisco International Airport, 1982-1985. Education curator San Diego Museum Art, 1985-1988, modern art curator, 1988-1997.

      Assistant director education and publications San Francisco Airport Museum, since 1998.

    Works

    • Editor newsletter Western Association Art Museums, Oakland, California, 1974-1977. Contributing editor Artweek, Oakland, 1974-1981, Images & Issues, Los Angeles, 1980-1985. Author, coordinating editor (exhibition catalog) California Cityscapes, 1991.

      Essayist, coordinating editor (exhibition catalog) Latin American Drawings Today, 1991. Author (exhibition catalogs) Doctor Seuss From Then to Now, 1987, Deborah Butterfield, 1996. Editor (book) Correspondence Art, 1984.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, International Association Art Critics, American Association Museums, College Art Association, ArtTable.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing mystery novels.

    Connections

    • father: Norman Kirk Stofflet
    • mother: Virginia (Birdsall) Stofflet
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    Born December 23, 1942
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Skidmore College
    • 1969
      New York University
    • 1977 - 1980
      Coordinator, intern program Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
    • 1982 - 1985
      assistant, curator San Francisco International Airport
    • 1985 - 1988
      education curator San Diego Museum Art
    • 1988 - 1997
      education curator San Diego Museum Art
    • 1998
      assistant, director education and publications San Francisco Airport Museum