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Marianne Fairbank Partlow

Marianne Fairbank Partlow, American artist, consultant, curator, art appraiser. Board directors Washington State Capital Museum, Olympia, 1980, Patrons of South Sound Cultural Activities, Olympia, 1980-1995; art commissioner City of Olympia Art Commission, 1986-1995; drafter preservation ordinance City of Olympia, 1982; board directors Artist Trust, 1998-2000. Member of American Society Appraisers (senior accredited appraiser since 2009).

Background

  • Partlow, Marianne Fairbank was born on May 19, 1947 in Cleveland. Daughter of Robert Louis and Dorothy (Tomkinson) Fairbank.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Art History, Cornell University, 1969. Master of Arts in Art History, University Virginia, 1971.

    Career

    • Production assistant Hill Holliday Connors Cosmopulos, Boston, 1966-1970. Research associate Adams Davidson Gallery, Washington, 1971-1973. Instructor art history University Rhode Island, Kingston, 1973-1974.

      Advertising manager Foster Parents Plan, Warwick, Rhode Island, 1973-1974. Director Galerie Royale, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1974-1979. Consultant Olympia, Washington, 1978-1984.

      Owner, director Marianne Partlow Gallery, 1984-1992. Adjunct curator Northwest collection Tacoma Art Museum, 1995-1999. Painter Olympia; instructor watercolor painting Evergreen State College, 1998-1999.

      Fine art appraiser, since 2002.

    Membership

    Board directors Washington State Capital Museum, Olympia, 1980, Patrons of South Sound Cultural Activities, Olympia, 1980-1995. Art commissioner City of Olympia Art Commission, 1986-1995. Drafter preservation ordinance City of Olympia, 1982.

    Board directors Artist Trust, 1998-2000. Member of American Society Appraisers (senior accredited appraiser since 2009).

    Personality

    Interests

    Painting, printmaking.

    Connections

    • Married Kenneth Lawrence Partlow III, April 7, 1973. Children: Liza Katherine, Joshua Fairbank.
    • father: Robert Louis Fairbank
    • mother: Dorothy (Tomkinson) Fairbank
    • spouse: Kenneth Lawrence Partlow III
    • children: Liza Katherine Partlow
    • Joshua Fairbank Partlow
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    Born March 19, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Cornell University
    • 1971
      University Virginia
    • 1966 - 1970
      Production assistant, Hill Holliday Connors Cosmopulos
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      research associate, Adams Davidson Gallery
      Washington, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      instructor, art history University Rhode Island
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1973 - 1974
      advertising manager, Foster Parents Plan
      Warwick, Bermuda
    • 1974 - 1979
      director, Galerie Royale
      Vancouver, Washington, United States
    • 1978 - 1984
      consultant, Olympia
      Washington, United States
    • 1995 - 1999
      adjunct curator Northwest collection Tacoma Art Museum
    • 1998 - 1999
      instructor, watercolor painting Evergreen State College
    • 2002
      fine art appraiser
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