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David MacKinnon Ebitz

David MacKinnon Ebitz, art historian, educator, museum director. Heritage Foundation fellow, 1968. Member College Art Association, National Art Education Association, American Association Museums (museum education committee), Museum Education Roundtable, International Center Medieval Art, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Ebitz, David MacKinnon was born on October 5, 1947 in Hyannis, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert White Creeley and Ann (MacKinnon) Kucera.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Williams College, 1969. AM, Harvard University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1979.

    Career

    • Teaching fellow, then head teaching fellow department fine arts Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975-1978. Assistant professor, then associate professor department art University Maine, Orono, 1978-1987, interim director galleries, curator university art collection, 1986-1987. Head department education and academy affairs Jean Paul Getty Museum, Santa Monica, California, 1987-1992.

      Director John and Mable Ringling Museum Art, Sarasota, Florida, 1992-2000, professor in charge, 2009. Associate professor art education Pennsylvania State University, University Park, since 2001. Visiting faculty Bangor (Maine) Theological Seminary, 1981.

      Lecturer in field; presenter workshops.

    Works

    • Author exhibition reviews, book reviews. Contributor articles to arts publications, exhibition catalogues.

    Membership

    Member College Art Association, National Art Education Association, American Association Museums (museum education committee), Museum Education Roundtable, International Center Medieval Art, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Ann Stankiewicz, January 1, 1983. Children: Rebecca Aemilia, Cecilia Charlotte.
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    Born October 5, 1947
    (age 69)
    • 1969
      Williams College
    • 1973
      Harvard University
    • 1979
      Harvard University
    • 1975 - 1978
      Teaching fellow, teaching fellow department fine arts Harvard University
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1975 - 1978
      then head, teaching fellow department fine arts Harvard University
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1978 - 1987
      assistant, professor department art University Maine
      Orono, Maine, United States
    • 1978 - 1987
      then associate, professor department art University Maine
      Orono, Maine, United States
    • 1987 - 1992
      head, department education and academy affairs J. Paul Getty Museum
      Santa Monica, California, United States
    • 1992
      director, John and Mable Ringling Museum Art
      Sarasota, Florida, United States
    • 2001
      associate, professor art education Pennsylvania State University
      University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
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