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Michelle Robinson

Michelle Robinson, American curator. Grantee, Mellon Foundation, 1995, Luce Foundation, 2006; Pearson fellow, Kansas Board Regents, 1996. Active General Services Administration Federal Art Project, Davenport, 2001—2004; member advisory board Haitian Art Appraisers Society, since 2004; Member of Historians British Art, College Art Association, American Association Museums.

Background

  • Robinson, Michelle was born on December 13, 1950 in Tulsa. Daughter of Robert Bruce and Elizabeth Faye Maine.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, 1972. Master of Arts in Art History, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy in Art History, University Kansas, Lawrence, 2006.

    Career

    • Instructor art history University Kansas, Lawrence, 1994—1996. Assistant registrar Spencer Museum Art, 1996—1998. Curator Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa, since 1998.

      Consultant Davenport One Art and Culture Task Force, 2000—2006. Member design committee building project Figge Art Museum, 1999—2005.

    Works

    • Editor: Edouard Duval-Carrié: Migration of the Spirit, 2005, Accidentally on Purpose: The Aesthetic Management of Irregularities in African Textiles and African-American Quilts, 2006.

    Membership

    Active General Services Administration Federal Art Project, Davenport, 2001—2004. Member advisory board Haitian Art Appraisers Society, since 2004. Member of Historians British Art, College Art Association, American Association Museums.

    Connections

    • 1 child Melissa Anne.
    • father: Robert Bruce
    • mother: Elizabeth Faye Maine
    • child: Melissa Anne Robinson
    Michelle Robinson
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    Born December 13, 1950
    (age 65)
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    • 1972
      Geneva College
    • 1994
      University Kansas
    • 2006
      University Kansas
    • 1994 - 1996
      Instructor, art history University Kansas
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
    • 1996 - 1998
      assistant, registrar Spencer Museum Art
    • 1998
      curator Figge Art Museum
      Davenport, Iowa, United States