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Jane Stevens

Jane Stevens, American curator. Recipient Purchase award Florida State University, 1985, Special Projects award Illinois Arts Council, 1998; Project Completion grantee Illinois Arts Council, 1983; Rockefeller Foundation Humanities fellow, 2003. Member American Association Museum (member curator committee since 1996), Association Humanistic Psychology, College Art Association, Chicago Artists Coalition.

Background

  • Stevens, Jane was born on October 1, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John. J. and Mattie Stevens.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Anthropology, University Illinois, 1972. Master of Arts in Media Study, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1981. Certified arts management, University Massachusetts, 1994.

    Career

    • Assistant curator Chicago History Society, 1978-1985. Instructor photography Morton College, Cicero, Illinois, since 1987. Curator, assistant administrator Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago, since 1985.

      Coordinator fine arts seminar Chicago Metropolitan Center, 1999-1900. Affiliate member Ceres Gallery, New York City, since 1993. Director American Red Cross Educational Foundation, Chicago, 1992-1993, member advisory board, since 1999, grantwriter, 1996-1999.

    Works

    • Guest artist House of Good Shepherd, Chicago, since 1997. Panelist Illinois Association Museum, 1996. City arts visual arts panelist City of Chicago, Cultural Affairs, 1994-1997.

      Moderator, panelist Art Culture Nature Association, University Washington, 1999. Editor, writer (exhibition catalogue) Artists Residents Chicago Gallery, 20th Anniversary, 1995. Curator, writer (exhibition brochure) Illinois State Museum, 1996.

      Guest writer (newsletter) YLEM/Internat. Society Electronic Arts Conference, 1996. Editor, curator (exhibition catalogue) Electronic Immersions, 1997.

    Membership

    Member American Association Museum (member curator committee since 1996), Association Humanistic Psychology, College Art Association, Chicago Artists Coalition.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, reading, photography, film, modern dance.

    Connections

    • father: John. J.
    • mother: Mattie Stevens
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    Born October 1, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      University Illinois
    • 1981
      State University of New York
    • 1994
      University Massachusetts
    • 1978 - 1985
      Assistant, curator Chicago History Society
    • 1987
      instructor, photography Morton College
      Cicero, Illinois, United States