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Andreas Storrs Andersen

Andreas Storrs Andersen, American educator, artist. Member faculty U. Arizona, 1935-1961, professor art, head department, 1940-1961, director university art gallery, 1949-1956; Fellow Royal Society Arts (London); member National Association Schools Art (director 1967-1971), American Association University Professors, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

  • Andersen, Andreas Storrs was born on October 6, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur Olaf and Mary (Storrs) Andersen.

  • Education

    • Student Carnegie Institute Technology, 1928-1930, Academy di Belli Arti, Rome, Italy, 1930-1931. The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1931-1934. Diploma British Academy Fine Arts, Rome, 1931.

    Career

    • Member faculty U. Arizona, 1935-1961, professor art, head department, 1940-1961, director university art gallery, 1949-1956. Director Otis The Art Institute of Chicago of Los Angeles County, 1961-1974, president, 1968-1974. Co-director Southwestern Indian Art Project, 1960-1961.

      Paintings exhibited Metropolitan Museum Art, Whitney Museum Art, Cocoran Gallery Art, M.H. De Young Memorial Museum. Represented in permanent collections International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, U. Arizona, private collections. President emeritus Tucson Art Center.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member faculty U. Arizona, 1935-1961, professor art, head department, 1940-1961, director university art gallery, 1949-1956. Fellow Royal Society Arts (London). Member National Association Schools Art (director 1967-1971), American Association University Professors, Beta Theta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Louise Susan Spaulding, October 6, 1934. Children: Frances Stinson, Mary Ader.
    • father: Arthur Olaf Andersen
    • mother: Mary (Storrs) Andersen
    • spouse: Louise Susan Spaulding
    • children: Frances Stinson Andersen
    • Mary Ader Andersen
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    Born October 6, 1908
    Died October 28, 1974
    (aged 66)
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