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George Gilbert Slade

George Gilbert Slade, American art historian. Trustee Jerome Foundation, St. Paul.

Background

  • Slade, George Gilbert was born on January 2, 1961 in St. Paul. Son of George Richard and Ella Carpenter Slade.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in American Studies, Yale University, 1985.

    Career

    • Editorial assistant Aperture, New York City, 1985—1986. Researcher Magnum Photos, 1986—1987. Assistant director Archive Pictures, 1987.

      Freelance writer, researcher, 1988—1989. Program director McKnight Foundation Photography Fellows, Minneapolis, since 1998. Artistic director Minnesota Center for Photography, since 2003.

      Writer, curator, consultant Re: Photographica, St. Paul, since 1989.

    Works

    • Author, editor, consultant (book, commissioning project) Minnesota in Our Time: A Photographic Portrait.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democratic Farmer Labor Party

    Membership

    Trustee Jerome Foundation, St. Paul.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Paine Bisbee, March 31, 1990 (divorced ). Children: Juliet Kotel, Laura Winsor.
    • father: George Richard
    • mother: Ella Carpenter Slade
    • spouse: Janet Paine Bisbee
    • children: Juliet Kotel Slade
    • Laura Winsor Slade
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    Born January 2, 1961
    (age 56)
    Nationality
    • 1985
      Yale University
    • 1985 - 1986
      Editorial assistant, Aperture
    • 1986 - 1987
      researcher, Magnum Photos
    • 1987
      assistant, director Archive Pictures
    • 1988 - 1989
      freelance writer
    • 1988 - 1989
      researcher
    • 1998
      program director, McKnight Foundation Photography Fellows
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 2003
      artist, ic director Minnesota Center for Photography