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Wellington Burbank Gray

Wellington Burbank Gray, American educator. Awards Commn. Member North Carolina Awards Commission, 1973.; Served lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, World World War II; Member International Association Deans of Fine Arts, American Association University Professors, National Art Education Association, Southeastern Arts Association, American Society Interior Designers, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Phi Delta.

Background

  • Gray, Wellington Burbank was born on April 25, 1919 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Wellington and Lilla Maude (Burbank) Gray.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Kutztown (Pennsylvania) State College, 1947. Master of Arts, New York University, 1948, Doctor of Education, 1954. Student Pennsylvania State University, U. Philippines.

    Career

    • Art supervisor public schools, Connellsville, Pennsylvania, 1947-1949. Art director Highland Park (Illinois) High School, 1949-1954. Dean Art School, Edinboro (Pennsylvania) State College, 1954-1956.

      Dean School Art, East Carolina U., Greenville, North Carolina, 1956-1977. Lecturer fine arts Alliance College, 1955-1956. Instructor New York University, summers 1950, 51.

      Honorary faculty Question Manager School, Fort Lee, Virginia Partner Gray Association, design consultant, Greenville, 1960-1977. Paintings in permanent collections Atlanta, Akron, O., Albany, New York, Highland Park Mobile, Greenville. Exhibited Carnegie Institute Technology, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, Albany Institute History and Art.

      One man shows Highland Park, Greenville, Erie, Pennsylvania, Goldsboro, North Carolina, Mount Olive, North Carolina, Kinston, North Carolina Former secretary Pitt County Republican Committee.

    Works

    • Author: Student Teaching in Art, 1960. Also articles. Advisory board Colorcast and Design Quarterly.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member North Carolina Awards Commission, 1973. Served lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, World World War II. Member International Association Deans of Fine Arts, American Association University Professors, National Art Education Association, Southeastern Arts Association, American Society Interior Designers, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Phi Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Norma Laree Wallace, December 26, 1942. Children: Bruce Wellington, Brian Erwin.
    • father: Wellington Gray
    • mother: Lilla Maude (Burbank) Gray
    • spouse: Norma Laree Wallace
    • children: Bruce Wellington Gray
    • Brian Erwin Gray
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    Born April 25, 1919
    Died November 29, 1977
    (aged 58)
    Nationality

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