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Mysoon Rizk

Mysoon Rizk, American art historian, artist, educator. Member College Art Association, Midwest Art History Society, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Rizk, Mysoon was born on February 4, 1961 in Damascus, Syria. Came to the United States, 1963. Daughter of Samir Habib and Jalilah Rizk.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Studio Arts, Oberlin College, 1983. Bachelor of Science in Archl. Studies with honors, University Illinois, 1987.

      AM, University Illinois, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy in Art History, University Illinois, 1997.

    Career

    • Cataloging assistant Watson Library., Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1988. Senior art editor Publication Services, Champaign, Illinois, 1988-1989. Editorial assistant, copywriter Wolfram Research, Inc., 1989-1990.

      Research assistant art history program University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1991-1994. Gallery assistant Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York City, 1994-1995. Director, founder The Centuries Gallery, Brooklyn, 1995.

      Gallery assistant, researcher PPOW Gallery, New York City, 1994-1996. Archivist Estate of David Wojnarowicz, 1994-1996. Assistant professor art history and humanities Milwaukee Institute Art and Design, 1997—2000.

      Assistant professor contemporary art history Department Art, University Toledo, since 2000. Graduate teaching assistant University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1990-1991, graduate teaching assistant art history program, 1993. Museum intern Institute València (Spain) d'Art Modern Julio González, 1993.

      Presenter and consultant in field.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member College Art Association, Midwest Art History Society, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • father: Samir Habib
    • mother: Jalilah Rizk
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    Born February 4, 1961
    (age 56)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      Oberlin College
    • 1987
      University Illinois
    • 1994
      University Illinois
    • 1997
      University Illinois
    • 1988 - 1989
      senior, art editor Publication Services
      Champaign, Illinois, United States
    • 1988
      Cataloging assistant, Watson Library
    • 1989 - 1990
      editorial assistant, Wolfram Research
    • 1989 - 1990
      copywriter, Wolfram Research
    • 1991 - 1994
      research assistant, art history program University Illinois
    • 1994 - 1995
      gallery assistant, Gracie Mansion Gallery
    • 1994 - 1996
      gallery assistant, PPOW Gallery
    • 1994 - 1996
      researcher, PPOW Gallery
    • 1994 - 1996
      archivist Estate of David Wojnarowicz
    • 1995
      director
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • 1997
      assistant, professor art history and humanities Milwaukee Institute Art and Design
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