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Neil Charles Trager

Neil Charles Trager, American art gallery director. New York State Council on Arts Creative Artists Public Service fellow, 1981. Trustee Klyne Esopus (New York ) History Society, l982-84. Member American Association Museum, Gallery and Museum Association/State University of New York (executive board).

Background

  • Trager, Neil Charles was born on August 14, 1947 in New York City. Son of Max and Edith (Olin) Trager.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, City College of New York, 1969.

    Career

    • Teacher New York City Board Education, Brooklyn, 1969-1972. Adjunct lecturer La Guardia Community College, City University of New York, Queens, 1976-1978, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1978-1987. Lecturer State University of New York, New Paltz, 1979-1981, director art gallery, since 1982.

      Conference adjunct professor Union Graduate school, Cincinnati, l979-83. Associate curator Catskill Center for Photography, Woodstock, New York, l979-80, board directors, l986-87.

    Works

    • Artist, creator portfolio-exhibition The Mechanics. Curator Photo League, 1936-1951 Exhibition, 1986-1989, Jan Sawka: A Selective Retrospective, 1989. Co-curator Off the Press--16 Contemporary Photoprintmakers.

      Represented in permanent collections Museum Modern Art, New York, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, Catskill Center for Photography.

    Membership

    Trustee Klyne Esopus (New York ) History Society, l982-84. Member American Association Museum, Gallery and Museum Association/State University of New York (executive board).

    Connections

    • Children: Lisa Dale, Justin Eric. Married Sarah Ann Lovett, December 30, l983.
    • father: Max Trager
    • mother: Edith (Olin) Trager
    • spouse: Sarah Ann Lovett
    • children: Lisa Dale Trager
    • Justin Eric Trager
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    Born August 14, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      City College of New York
    • 1969 - 1972
      Teacher, New York City Board Education
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
      adjunct lecturer, La Guardia Community College
    • 1978 - 1987
      adjunct lecturer, La Guardia Community College
      Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      lecturer, State University of New York
      New Paltz, New York, United States

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