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Allys Palladino-Craig

Allys Palladino-Craig, museum director, educator. Individual artist fellow Florida Arts Council, 1979. Member American Association Museum, Florida Art Museum Directors Association (secretary 1989-1991), Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Palladino-Craig, Allys was born on March 23, 1947 in Pontiac, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Stephan Vincent and Mary (Anderson) Palladino.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Florida State University, 1967. Graduate, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1969. Master of Fine Arts, Florida State University, 1978.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities, Florida State University, 1996.


    • Editorial assistant project University Virginia Press, Charlottesville, 1970-1976. Instructor English Institute Franco Americain, Rennes, France, 1974. Adjunct instructor Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1978-1979, director Four Arts Center, 1979-1982, director University Museum of Fine Arts, since 1982, professor museum studies.

      Member grad faculty Museum Studies Certified Program Florida State University.


    • Curator, contributing editor: Nocturnes and Nightmares, Monochrome/Polychrome, Chroma, High Roads & Low Roads-Anthems, Dirges, Myths. Contributing editor: Body Language. Guest curator, author: Mark Messersmith: New Mythologies.

      Curator, editor Albert Paley--Sculpture, Drawings, Graphics and Decorative Arts, Trevor Bell: A British Painter in America, and Trial by Fire: Contemporary Glass. Curator, author: The Abridged Walmsley--Selections from the Career of William Aubrey Walmsley, co-curator, contributing author: Terrestrial Forces. Author: Jack Nichelson: Micro-Theatres, Alexa Kleinbard: Talking Leaves, Jake Fernandez--Ethereal Journeyman, Jim Roche-Sense of Place.

      Editor: Athanor I-XXVIII, since 1980.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member American Association Museum, Florida Art Museum Directors Association (secretary 1989-1991), Phi Beta Kappa.





    • Married Malcolm Arnold Craig, August 20, 1967. Children– Ansel, Reed, Nicholas.
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    Born March 23, 1947
    (age 70)
    • 1967
      Florida State University
    • 1969
      University Toronto
    • 1978
      Florida State University
    • 1996
      Florida State University
    • 1970 - 1976
      Editorial assistant, project University Virginia Press
      Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
    • 1974
      instructor, English Institute Franco Americain
      Rennes, Bretagne, France
    • 1978 - 1979
      adjunct instructor, Florida State University
      Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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