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John P. Begley

John P. Begley, American art gallery director. Fellow, Museum Management Institute, 1989; fellowship, Louis Comfort Tffay Foundation, New York, 1978. Chair Standford Art Foundation, Louisville, since 2002; member Mayor's Advisory Committee Public Art, since 1993; board member Louisville Arts & Attractions Council, since 1999; advisory member Indiapolies Art Center, Indiana, since 1980.

Background

  • Begley, John P. was born on March 21, 1947 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of Raymond A. and Perrine M. Begley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Arts, University Albuquerque, Maxico, 1969. Master of Fine Arts in Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1975.

    Career

    • Gallery director New Harmony Gallery Contemporary Art, New Harmony, Indiana, 1975—1983. Executive director Louisville Visual Art Association, 1983—2001, adjunct associate professor, since 2001. Gallery director Hite Art Institute, since 2001.

      Grants reviewer IMLS, Washington, 1993, 95, 99, 2002, panelist, 1993, 95, 98, 2002, State Florida, Tallahassee, 1999, Tallahassee, 2002, grant reviewer, 1999, 2002. Consultant Kentucky Peer Advisor Network, since 1998. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1969-1972.

    Works

    • Chapter author (with Roger Lipsey) Angelic Mistakes: The Art of Thomas Merton. Solo exibition, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, 2007. Curator (exhibitions) Frederick Hart: Givng Form to Sprit, 2008.

    Membership

    Chair Standford Art Foundation, Louisville, since 2002. Member Mayor's Advisory Committee Public Art, since 1993. Board member Louisville Arts & Attractions Council, since 1999.

    Advisory member Indiapolies Art Center, Indiana, since 1980.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing.

    Connections

    • Married Kay Y. Robison, January 9, 1971.
    • father: Raymond A.
    • mother: Perrine M. Begley
    • spouse: Kay Y. Robison
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    Born March 21, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      University Albuquerque
    • 1975
      Indiana University
    • 1975 - 1983
      Gallery director, New Harmony Gallery Contemporary Art
      New Harmony, Utah, United States
    • 2001
      gallery director, Hite Art Institute